mPDF show_code.php directory traversal

mpdf-showcode-dir-traversal (71862) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

mPDF could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the show_code.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the filename parameter to download arbitrary files from the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.3
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • mPDF mPDF 5.3

Reported:

Dec 16, 2011

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