Published on 30/12/08 - Updated on 29/09/17
Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in Aperto Blog 0.1.1 allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences in the (1) action parameter to admin.php and the (2) get parameter to index.php. NOTE: in some environments, this can be leveraged for remote file inclusion by using a UNC share pathname or an ftp, ftps, or ssh2.sftp URL.
CWE-22 (Path Traversal)
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.