SAP Internet Transaction Server wgat.dll directory traversal

its-wgatedll-directory-traversal (13066) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

SAP Internet Transaction Server (ITS) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP request to the wgate.dll containing malicious characters in the ~language, ~runtimemode, ~templatelanguage, ~theme or ~template parameter to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the server, including the configuration file called global.srvc, which contains the username and DES encrypted password.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system (SAP advice 598074, 595383, and 654038), available from the SAP Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sat Aug 30 2003 - 05:32:42 CDT : SAP Internet Transaction Server.
  • SAP Web site: SAP.
  • BID-8516: SAP Internet Transaction Server Directory Traversal File Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2003-0748: Directory traversal vulnerability in wgate.dll for SAP Internet Transaction Server (ITS) 4620.2.0.323011 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via ..\ (dot-dot backslash) sequences in the ~theme parameter and a ~template parameter with a filename followed by space characters, which can prevent SAP from effectively adding a .html extension to the filename.
  • OSVDB ID: 6449: SAP Internet Transaction Server wgate.dll Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • SAP SAP Internet Transaction Server (ITS) 4620.2.0.323011B 46B

Reported:

Aug 30, 2003

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