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Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')


Severity High
Score 9.3/10


Directory traversal vulnerability in plugins/ddb/foot.php in Strawberry 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter to example/index.php. NOTE: this was originally reported as an issue affecting the do parameter, but traversal with that parameter might depend on a modified example/index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

  • NONE

CWE-22 - Path Traversal

Path traversal (or directory traversal), is a vulnerability that allows malicious users to traverse the server's root directory, gaining access to arbitrary files and folders such as application code & data, back-end credentials, and sensitive operating system files. In the worst-case scenario, an attacker could potentially execute arbitrary files on the server, resulting in a denial of service attack. Such an exploit may severely impact the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of an application.


Advisory Timeline

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