VDB-132568 · CVE-2019-0225 · BID 107627

Apache JSPWiki up to 2.11.0.M2 URL User path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in Apache JSPWiki up to 2.11.0.M2 (Content Management System). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component URL Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability (User). 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 specially crafted url could be used to access files under the ROOT directory of the application on Apache JSPWiki 2.9.0 to 2.11.0.M2, which could be used by an attacker to obtain registered users' details.

The bug was discovered 03/26/2019. The weakness was presented 03/28/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.apache.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-0225 since 11/14/2018. 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 current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 08/17/2023). 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 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See VDB-132567 for similar entry.







CPE 2.3info

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Name: User
Class: Path traversal / User

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Remote: Yes

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11/14/2018 🔍
03/26/2019 +132 days 🔍
03/28/2019 +2 days 🔍
03/29/2019 +1 days 🔍
08/17/2023 +1602 days 🔍


Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: lists.apache.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2019-0225 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 107627

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Created: 03/29/2019 06:59 AM
Updated: 08/17/2023 01:50 PM
Changes: 03/29/2019 06:59 AM (59), 05/22/2020 04:16 PM (1), 08/17/2023 01:50 PM (3)
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