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


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in MySQLDumper 1.24.4 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) language parameter to learn/cubemail/install.php or (2) f parameter learn/cubemail/filemanagement.php, or execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the (3) config parameter to learn/cubemail/menu.php.

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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.


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