Album Lock 4.0 on iOS /getImage filePaht path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in Album Lock 4.0 on iOS (iOS App Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the file /getImage. The manipulation of the argument filePaht with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was presented 02/20/2017 by Benjamin Kunz Mejri as VL-ID 2033 as not defined advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-20102. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1006.

A public exploit has been developed by Benjamin Kunz Mejri and been published immediately after the advisory. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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





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Class: Path traversal
ATT&CK: T1006

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Benjamin Kunz Mejri
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02/20/2017 🔍
02/20/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/24/2017 +4 days 🔍
06/25/2022 +1947 days 🔍


Advisory: VL-ID 2033
Researcher: Benjamin Kunz Mejri
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-20102 (🔍)
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Created: 02/24/2017 04:07 PM
Updated: 06/25/2022 04:46 PM
Changes: 02/24/2017 04:07 PM (44), 08/17/2020 10:39 AM (2), 06/25/2022 04:46 PM (3)
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