A CWE-22: Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory exists in IGSS (Versions 14 and prior using the service: IGSSupdate), which could allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to read arbitrary files from the IGSS server PC on an unrestricted or shared network when the IGSS Update Service is enabled.
Published 2020-03-23 20:15:12
Updated 2022-10-07 01:58:47
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-7478

4.53%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 92 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-7478

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
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-7478

  • 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:
    • cybersecurity@se.com (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-7478

Products affected by CVE-2020-7478

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