2021-37442 | NCH IVM Attendant viewfile path traversal
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in NCH IVM Attendant up to 5.12. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the file viewfile. The manipulation of the argument
file with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-23. Impacted is confidentiality. CVE summarizes:
NCH IVM Attendant v5.12 and earlier allows path traversal via viewfile?file=/.. to read files.
The weakness was shared 07/26/2021. The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-37442 since 07/25/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be initiated within the local network. A simple authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at github.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
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Class: Directory traversal
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: no mitigation known
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07/25/2021 CVE assigned
07/26/2021 +1 days Advisory disclosed
07/26/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/28/2021 +2 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: github.com
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2021-37442 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 07/26/2021 08:33
Updated: 07/28/2021 15:08
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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