In CMS Made Simple 2.2.7, a Directory Traversal issue makes it possible to determine the existence of files and directories outside the web-site installation directory, and determine whether a file has contents matching a specified checksum. The attack uses an admin/checksum.php?__c= request.
Published 2018-04-23 18:29:01
Updated 2018-05-25 14:35:59
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-9921

0.10%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 40 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-9921

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
3.9
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-9921

  • 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-2018-9921

Products affected by CVE-2018-9921

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