Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
A Directory Traversal vulnerability exists in ATX miniCMTS200a Broadband Gateway through 2.0 and Pico CMTS through 2.0. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow an unauthenticated attacker to retrieve administrator credentials by sending a malicious POST request.
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.