Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in server.rb in Sprockets before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.4, 2.2.x before 2.2.3, 2.3.x before 2.3.3, 2.4.x before 2.4.6, 2.5.x before 2.5.1, 2.6.x and 2.7.x before 2.7.1, 2.8.x before 2.8.3, 2.9.x before 2.9.4, 2.10.x before 2.10.2, 2.11.x before 2.11.3, 2.12.x before 2.12.3, and 3.x before 3.0.0.beta.3, as distributed with Ruby on Rails 3.x and 4.x, allow remote attackers to determine the existence of files outside the application root via a ../ (dot dot slash) sequence with (1) double slashes or (2) URL encoding.
Published 2014-11-08 11:55:03
Updated 2023-02-13 00:42:25
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-7819

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.58%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 75 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-7819

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-7819

  • 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)

References for CVE-2014-7819

Products affected by CVE-2014-7819

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