Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Exero CMS 1.0.0 and 1.0.1 allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the theme parameter to (1) custompage.php, (2) errors/404.php, (3) members/memberslist.php, (4) members/profile.php, (5) news/fullview.php, (6) news/index.php, (7) nopermission.php, (8) usercp/avatar.php, or (9) usercp/editpassword.php in themes/Default/. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Published 2008-06-24 19:41:00
Updated 2008-09-05 21:41:23
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2840

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 74 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2840

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-2840

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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Products affected by CVE-2008-2840

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