GoAhead ASP script source disclosure

goahead-script-source-disclosure (10885) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


GoAhead WebServer could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper filtering of special characters in URL requests. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request for a known Active Server Pages (ASP) script appended with a (/), (\), (%20) or (%00) character to bypass character filtering and obtain the source code for the requested script.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of GoAhead WebServer, or at least up to version 2.1.8, available on the GoAhead Software Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • GoAhead GoAhead WebServer 2.1.2
  • GoAhead GoAhead WebServer prior to 2.17
  • Microsoft Windows CE
  • QNX QNX Neutrino RTOS
  • Wind River VxWorks
  • ZyXEL P-330W


Dec 17, 2002

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