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CVE-2021-43788 Detail

Current Description

Nodebb is an open source Node.js based forum software. Prior to v1.18.5, a path traversal vulnerability was present that allowed users to access JSON files outside of the expected `languages/` directory. The vulnerability has been patched as of v1.18.5. Users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB/commit/c8b2fc46dc698db687379106b3f01c71b80f495f Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB/releases/tag/v1.18.5 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/NodeBB/NodeBB/security/advisories/GHSA-pfj7-2qfw-vwgm Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-43788
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2021
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2021
Source:
GitHub, Inc.