The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory but it does not properly neutralize or validate special elements within the pathname.
Make the software resolve the pathname to a location that is outside of the intended target, for instance: /etc/passwd.
- Prevent the attacker from constructing the pathname.
- Validate/Neutralize the input for special elements like: .., ~, /.
Authenticated attacker from the Internet.
Expected Remediation Time
Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.
- Attack vector: N
- Attack complexity: L
- Privileges required: N
- User interaction: N
- Scope: U
- Confidentiality: L
- Integrity: N
- Availability: N
- Exploit code madurity: P
- Remediation level: X
- Report confidence: X
- Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:X/RC:X
- Base: 5.3
- Temporal: 5.0
- Base: Medium
- Temporal: Medium
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