Pegasus Imaging ImagXpress CompactFile path traversal

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Pegasus Imaging ImagXpress (affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is the function CompactFile. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. The software 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 software 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 integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 10/06/2007 by shinnai (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2007-5320 since 10/09/2007. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1006 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (37012). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 39177.




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Class: Path traversal
ATT&CK: T1006

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Researcher: shinnai
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-5320 (🔍)
X-Force: 37012
SecurityFocus: 25948 - Pegasus Imaging ImagXpress ActiveX Control CompactFile Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability
Secunia: 27095 - Pegasus Imaging ImagXpress Two ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods, Less Critical
OSVDB: 37960 - Pegasus Imaging ImagXpress ActiveX (PegasusImaging.ActiveX.ImagXpress8.dll) CompactFile Function Arbitrary File Overwrite
Vupen: ADV-2007-3388

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Created: 05/09/2016 11:29 AM
Updated: 08/12/2022 01:56 PM
Changes: 05/09/2016 11:29 AM (51), 01/17/2019 12:03 PM (11), 08/12/2022 01:56 PM (3)
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