Directory Traversal in myserver.alexcthomas18

2018-07-23T20:48:05
ID GHSA-RGQ8-25QC-H54Q
Type github
Reporter GitHub Advisory Database
Modified 2020-08-31T18:24:22

Description

Affected versions of myserver.alexcthomas18 resolve relative file paths, resulting in a directory traversal vulnerability. A malicious actor can use this vulnerability to access files outside of the intended directory root, which may result in the disclosure of private files on the vulnerable system.

Example request: GET /../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd HTTP/1.1 host:foo

Recommendation

No patch is available for this vulnerability.

It is recommended that the package is only used for local development, and if the functionality is needed for production, a different package is used instead.