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CVE-2017-16814 Detail

Current Description

A Directory Traversal issue was discovered in the Foxit MobilePDF app before 6.1 for iOS. This occurs by abusing the URL + escape character during a Wi-Fi transfer, which could be exploited by attackers to bypass intended restrictions on local application files.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:mobilepdf:*:*:*:*:*:iphone_os:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
6.0.0


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16814
NVD Published Date:
02/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/16/2018