Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-6914

Directory traversal vulnerability in the Dir.mktmpdir method in the tmpdir library in Ruby before 2.2.10, 2.3.x before 2.3.7, 2.4.x before 2.4.4, 2.5.x before 2.5.1, and 2.6.0-preview1 might allow attackers to create arbitrary directories or files via a .. (dot dot) in the prefix argument.
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal
Published 2018-04-03 22:29:01
Updated 2019-07-21 12:15:15
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2018-6914

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2018-6914 107,380
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6914

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.28%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 64 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6914

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CWE ids for CVE-2018-6914

  • 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.
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References for CVE-2018-6914

Products affected by CVE-2018-6914

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