This external control of file name or path vulnerability allows remote attackers to access or modify system files. To fix the vulnerability, QNAP recommend updating Photo Station to their latest versions.
Published 2019-12-05 17:15:13
Updated 2022-04-22 19:59:10
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

CVE-2019-7195 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

This issue is known to have been leveraged as part of a ransomware campaign.
CISA vulnerability name:
QNAP Photo Station Path Traversal Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
QNAP devices running Photo Station contain an external control of file name or path vulnerability allowing remote attackers to access or modify system files.
Added on 2022-06-08 Action due date 2022-06-22

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-7195

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 100 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2019-7195

  • QNAP QTS and Photo Station Local File Inclusion
    Disclosure Date: 2019-11-25
    First seen: 2020-06-11
    This module exploits a local file inclusion in QNAP QTS and Photo Station that allows an unauthenticated attacker to download files from the QNAP filesystem. Because the HTTP server runs as root, it is possible to access sensitive files, such as SS

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-7195

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2019-7195

  • 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-2019-7195

Products affected by CVE-2019-7195

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