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Directory Traversal in tencent-server

High severity GitHub Reviewed Published Sep 1, 2020 to the GitHub Advisory Database • Updated Sep 7, 2023

Package

npm tencent-server (npm)

Affected versions

>= 0.0.0

Patched versions

None

Description

Affected versions of tencent-server 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.

References

Reviewed Aug 31, 2020
Published to the GitHub Advisory Database Sep 1, 2020
Last updated Sep 7, 2023

Severity

High
7.5
/ 10

CVSS base metrics

Attack vector
Network
Attack complexity
Low
Privileges required
None
User interaction
None
Scope
Unchanged
Confidentiality
High
Integrity
None
Availability
None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Weaknesses

CVE ID

CVE-2017-16216

GHSA ID

GHSA-rr77-w4w8-w8wp

Source code

No known source code
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