Path Traversal: 'C:dirname'

An attacker can inject a drive letter or Windows volume letter ('C:dirname') into a software system to potentially redirect access to an unintended location or arbitrary file.


See Also

SFP Secondary Cluster: Path Traversal

This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Path Traversal cluster (SFP16).

CERT C++ Secure Coding Section 09 - Input Output (FIO)

Weaknesses in this category are related to rules in the Input Output (FIO) section of the CERT C++ Secure Coding Standard. Since not all rules map to specific weakness...

Comprehensive CWE Dictionary

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Weaknesses Introduced During Implementation

This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.


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