There are multiple unauthenticated directory traversal vulnerabilities in different FTP commands in uftpd FTP server versions 2.7 to 2.10 due to improper implementation of a chroot jail in common.c's compose_abspath function that can be abused to read or write to arbitrary files on the filesystem, leak process memory, or potentially lead to remote code execution.
Published 2020-12-18 19:15:14
Updated 2022-12-13 15:59:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-20277

13.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-20277

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-20277

  • 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-2020-20277

Products affected by CVE-2020-20277

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