EmbedThis GoAhead 3.0.0 through 3.4.1 does not properly handle path segments starting with a . (dot), which allows remote attackers to conduct directory traversal attacks, cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and crash), or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted URI.
Published 2015-03-31 14:59:06
Updated 2018-10-09 19:55:10
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDirectory traversalExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-9707

9.89%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-9707

  • Embedthis GoAhead Embedded Web Server Directory Traversal
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/scanner/http/goahead_traversal
    This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in the Embedthis GoAhead Web Server v3.4.1, allowing an attacker to read arbitrary files with the web server privileges. Authors: - Matthew Daley - Roberto Soares Espreto <robertoespreto@gmail.com>

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-9707

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-9707

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

References for CVE-2014-9707

Products affected by CVE-2014-9707

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