Arbitrary File Write Affecting connect-parse-php Open this link in a new tab package, versions *

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  • published

    7 Jun 2017

  • disclosed

    11 May 2017

  • credit

    Liang Gong

Introduced: 11 May 2017

CWE-626 Open this link in a new tab
First added by Snyk

How to fix?

There is no fix version for connect-parse-php.


connect-parse-php is a php parsing middleware for grunt-contrib-connect.

Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Directory Traversal, which may allow access to sensitive files and data on the server. For example, requesting the following url /..%2f..%2fetc/passwd would result in /etc/passwd leak.

Thanks to Liang Gong for disclosing this vulnerability!