This vulnerability allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files on affected installations of Ivanti Avalanche Although authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability, the existing authentication mechanism can be bypassed. The specific flaw exists within the AgentTaskHandler class. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to disclose stored session cookies, leading to further compromise. Was ZDI-CAN-15967.
Published 2023-03-29 19:15:13
Updated 2023-04-06 15:51:02
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-36982

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.05%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 84 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-36982

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
Zero Day Initiative

CWE ids for CVE-2022-36982

  • 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.
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References for CVE-2022-36982

Products affected by CVE-2022-36982

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