SLFileManager for Android vulnerable to directory traversal


SLFileManager provided by S-Link, Inc. contains a flaw in processing file names, which may result in a directory traversal (CWE-22) vulnerability.

Ryohei Koike of Sakura Information Systems Co., Ltd. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

S-Link, Inc.
  • SLFileManager version 1.2.5 and earlier


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may create an arbitrary file or overwrite an existing file in a directory that the application has privileges to access.

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Vendor Information

S-Link, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Path Traversal(CWE-22) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-5319

  1. JVN : JVN#16485017
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-5319
Revision History

  • [2014/09/25]
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