Bug 2011938 (CVE-2021-40978) - CVE-2021-40978 mkdocs: Directory traversal in dev-server
Summary: CVE-2021-40978 mkdocs: Directory traversal in dev-server
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-40978
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2011941 2011940
Blocks: 2011942
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-10-07 19:08 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2022-10-20 21:17 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Mkdocs 1.2.2 allows directory traversal through the builtin development server which response on port 8000.
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-10-07 19:08:07 UTC
The mkdocs 1.2.2 built-in dev-server allows directory traversal using the port 8000, enabling remote exploitation to obtain :sensitive information.



Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-10-07 19:08:31 UTC
Created mkdocs tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 2011941]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2011940]

Comment 2 Sandro Mani 2021-10-08 09:31:22 UTC
Upstream issue: https://github.com/mkdocs/mkdocs/issues/2601

Comment 3 lnacshon 2021-10-11 07:53:36 UTC
seems that the service is using not affected version mkdocs-0.17.5 but still filing a tracker

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