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CVE-2017-14849 Detail

Current Description

Node.js 8.5.0 before 8.6.0 allows remote attackers to access unintended files, because a change to ".." handling was incompatible with the pathname validation used by unspecified community modules.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101056 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/september-2017-path-validation/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://twitter.com/nodejs/status/913131152868876288 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nodejs:node.js:8.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14849
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019