Play Framework 2.6.12/2.6.13/2.6.14/2.6.15 on Windows Assets Controller HTTP Requests path traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in Play Framework 2.6.12/2.6.13/2.6.14/2.6.15 on Windows and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Assets Controller. The manipulation as part of a HTTP Requests leads to a path traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

A directory traversal vulnerability has been found in the Assets controller in Play Framework 2.6.12 through 2.6.15 (fixed in 2.6.16) when running on Windows. It allows a remote attacker to download arbitrary files from the target server via specially crafted HTTP requests.

The bug was discovered 07/16/2018. The weakness was published 07/17/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at playframework.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-13864 since 07/10/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1006.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.6.16 eliminates this vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at VDB-144953, VDB-159980, VDB-164451 and VDB-164452.

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Class: Path traversal
CWE: CWE-22
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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Play Framework 2.6.16

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07/10/2018 🔍
07/16/2018 +6 days 🔍
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07/18/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/05/2020 +596 days 🔍

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Advisory: playframework.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-13864 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 07/18/2018 08:37 AM
Updated: 03/05/2020 04:32 PM
Changes: 07/18/2018 08:37 AM (59), 03/05/2020 04:32 PM (2)
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