Directory traversal vulnerability in the MPAUploader.Uploader.1.UploadFiles method in HP Managed Printing Administration before 2.6.4 allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via crafted form data.
Published 2011-12-27 04:01:40
Updated 2019-10-09 23:03:46
Source HP Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-4166

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2011-4166

  • HP Managed Printing Administration jobAcct Remote Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2011-12-21
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits an arbitrary file upload vulnerability on HP Managed Printing Administration 2.6.3 and prior versions. The vulnerability exists in the UploadFiles() function from the MPAUploader.Uploader.1 control, loaded and used by the server. The function can

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-4166

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CWE ids for CVE-2011-4166

  • 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-2011-4166

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