nmap version 6.49BETA6 through 7.60, up to and including SVN revision 37147 contains a Directory Traversal vulnerability in NSE script http-fetch that can result in file overwrite as the user is running it. This attack appears to be exploitable via a victim that runs NSE script http-fetch against a malicious web site. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 7.7.
Published 2018-04-18 19:29:01
Updated 2018-05-24 12:08:03
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-1000161

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 24 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-1000161

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.5
LOW AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
6.8
2.9
NIST
5.7
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
2.1
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-1000161

  • 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-2018-1000161

Products affected by CVE-2018-1000161

This web site uses cookies for managing your session, storing preferences, website analytics and additional purposes described in our privacy policy.
By using this web site you are agreeing to CVEdetails.com terms of use!