Explorer+ File Manager vulnerable to directory traversal


Explorer+ File Manager provided by Droidware UK contains an issue 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

Droidware UK
  • Explorer+ File Manager versions prior to 2.3.3
  • Explorer+ File Manager Pro versions prior to 2.3.3


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

Droidware UK
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2015-2966

  1. JVN : JVN#77386811
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-2966
Revision History

  • [2015/06/30]
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