Path Equivalence: 'filedir*' (Wildcard)
The product accepts path input in the form of asterisk wildcard ('filedir*') without appropriate validation, which can lead to ambiguous path resolution and allow an attacker to traverse the file system to unintended locations or access arbitrary files.
Weaknesses in this category are related to file handling.
This category identifies Software Fault Patterns (SFPs) within the Path Traversal cluster (SFP16).
This view (slice) covers all the elements in CWE.
This view (slice) lists weaknesses that can be introduced during implementation.