Published:2013/01/18  Last Updated:2013/01/18

Documents Pro (formerly Files HD) vulnerable to directory traversal


Documents Pro provided by Olive Toast Software Ltd. contains a directory traversal vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Documents Pro versions prior to 1.11.1


Documents Pro provided by Olive Toast Software Ltd. is a document viewer for iOS devices. Documents Pro contains a directory traversal vulnerability.


A guest user may view, delete or perform other actions on files that it does not have privileges to.


Update the software
Update to the latest version through the App Store.

Vendor Status

Vendor Link
Olive Toast Software Ltd. Documents Pro : File Viewer


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2013.01.18

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


Keigo Yamazaki of LAC Co., Ltd reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2012-5185
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2013-000002