Nucleus CMS media manager directory traversal

nucleuscms-mediamanager-directory-traversal (49142) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Nucleus CMS could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the media manager containing directory traversal sequences in an unspecified parameter to view arbitrary files on the system.


Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Nucleus CMS (3.40 or later), available from the Nucleus CMS Web site. See References.


  • Nucleus CMS Web site: Nucleus v3.40 released.
  • BID-34040: Nucleus CMS Media Manager Unspecified Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-0929: Directory traversal vulnerability in the media manager in Nucleus CMS before 3.40 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 52964: Nucleus CMS Media Manager Unspecified Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA34180: Nucleus CMS Unspecified Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.0
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.0 1
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.0 RC
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.0.1
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.01
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.1
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.2
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.21
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.22
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.23
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.31
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS 3.40
  • Nucleus Group Nucleus CMS


Feb 15, 2009

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