Directory traversal vulnerability in download.php in the Passive Capture Application (PCA) web console in IBM Tealeaf CX 7.x, 8.x through 8.6, 8.7 before FP2, and 8.8 before FP2 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions via a .. (dot dot) in the log parameter, as demonstrated using a crafted request for a customer-support file, as demonstrated by a log file.
Published 2014-03-06 11:55:05
Updated 2017-08-29 01:34:00
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6720

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6720

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

CWE ids for CVE-2013-6720

  • 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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References for CVE-2013-6720

Products affected by CVE-2013-6720

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