Spring Cloud Config, versions 2.1.x prior to 2.1.2, versions 2.0.x prior to 2.0.4, and versions 1.4.x prior to 1.4.6, and older unsupported versions allow applications to serve arbitrary configuration files through the spring-cloud-config-server module. A malicious user, or attacker, can send a request using a specially crafted URL that can lead a directory traversal attack.
Published 2019-05-06 16:29:02
Updated 2022-06-13 18:45:37
Source Dell
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-3799

1.97%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2019-3799

  • Spring Cloud Config Server Directory Traversal
    Disclosure Date: 2019-04-17
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    auxiliary/scanner/http/springcloud_traversal
    This module exploits an unauthenticated directory traversal vulnerability which exists in Spring Cloud Config versions 2.1.x prior to 2.1.2, versions 2.0.x prior to 2.0.4, and versions 1.4.x prior to 1.4.6. Spring Cloud Config listens by default on port 8888.

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-3799

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-3799

  • 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)
    • security_alert@emc.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2019-3799

Products affected by CVE-2019-3799

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