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CVE-2017-14849

Published: 28 September 2017

Node.js 8.5.0 before 8.6.0 allows remote attackers to access unintended files, because a change to ".." handling was incompatible with the pathname validation used by unspecified community modules.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
6.x and older are not affected

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nodejs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
trusty Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (8.6.0)
xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N