Directory Traversal

Module: 11xiaoli

Published: September 28th, 2017

Reported by: Liang Gong

CVE-NONE

CWE-22

Vulnerable: All
Patched: None

Overview

Affected versions of 11xiaoli 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

Remediation

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.

References

https://github.com/JacksonGL/NPM-Vuln-PoC/blob/master/directory-traversal/11xiaoli