Directory traversal vulnerability in actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/middleware/static.rb in Action Pack in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.20, 4.0.x before 4.0.11, 4.1.x before 4.1.7, and 4.2.x before 4.2.0.beta3, when serve_static_assets is enabled, allows remote attackers to determine the existence of files outside the application root via a /..%2F sequence.
Published 2014-11-08 11:55:03
Updated 2019-08-08 15:43:52
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Threat overview for CVE-2014-7818

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-7818 213
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-7818

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.46%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 72 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-7818

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-7818

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

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Products affected by CVE-2014-7818

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