Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in SysAid Help Desk before 15.2 allow remote attackers to (1) read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the fileName parameter to getGfiUpgradeFile or (2) cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a .. (dot dot) in the fileName parameter to calculateRdsFileChecksum.
Published 2015-06-08 14:59:05
Updated 2018-10-09 19:56:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-2996

44.95%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 97 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-2996

  • SysAid Help Desk Arbitrary File Download
    Disclosure Date: 2015-06-03
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/admin/http/sysaid_file_download
    This module exploits two vulnerabilities in SysAid Help Desk that allows an unauthenticated user to download arbitrary files from the system. First, an information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2015-2997) is used to obtain the file system path, and then we ab
  • SysAid Help Desk Database Credentials Disclosure
    Disclosure Date: 2015-06-03
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/admin/http/sysaid_sql_creds
    This module exploits a vulnerability in SysAid Help Desk that allows an unauthenticated user to download arbitrary files from the system. This is used to download the server configuration file that contains the database username and password, which is encrypted

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-2996

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
8.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C
10.0
7.8
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-2996

  • 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-2015-2996

Products affected by CVE-2015-2996

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