Vulnerability CVE-2021-22870


Published: 2021-11-10

Description:
A path traversal vulnerability was identified in GitHub Pages builds on GitHub Enterprise Server that could allow an attacker to read system files. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need permission to create and build a GitHub Pages site on the GitHub Enterprise Server instance. This vulnerability affected all versions of GitHub Enterprise Server prior to 3.3 and was fixed in versions 3.0.19, 3.1.11, and 3.2.3. This vulnerability was reported via the GitHub Bug Bounty program.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
2.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Github -> Enterprise server 

 References:
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.0/admin/release-notes#3.0.19
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.1/admin/release-notes#3.1.11
https://docs.github.com/en/enterprise-server@3.2/admin/release-notes#3.2.3

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