Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in dotCMS 188.8.131.52 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the id parameter to (1) news/index.dot and (2) getting_started/macros/macros_detail.dot.
In order to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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