Directory traversal vulnerability in TP-LINK Archer C5 (1.2) with firmware before 150317, C7 (2.0) with firmware before 150304, and C8 (1.0) with firmware before 150316, Archer C9 (1.0), TL-WDR3500 (1.0), TL-WDR3600 (1.0), and TL-WDR4300 (1.0) with firmware before 150302, TL-WR740N (5.0) and TL-WR741ND (5.0) with firmware before 150312, and TL-WR841N (9.0), TL-WR841N (10.0), TL-WR841ND (9.0), and TL-WR841ND (10.0) with firmware before 150310 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the PATH_INFO to login/.
Published 2015-04-22 01:59:03
Updated 2024-07-16 17:58:48
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

CVE-2015-3035 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
TP-Link Multiple Archer Devices Directory Traversal Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in multiple TP-Link Archer devices allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the PATH_INFO to login/.
Added on 2022-03-25 Action due date 2022-04-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-3035

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-3035

  • Archer C7 Directory Traversal Vulnerability
    Disclosure Date: 2015-04-08
    First seen: 2023-09-11
    This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability in the PATH_INFO found at /login/ on TP-Link Archer C5, C7, and C9 routers of varying versions. Authors: - Nick Cottrell <> - Anna Graterol <> - Mana Mostaani <m

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-3035

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
NIST 2024-07-16

CWE ids for CVE-2015-3035

  • 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: (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-3035

Products affected by CVE-2015-3035

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