FSP Suite (File Service Protocol) "dot" directory traversal

fspsuite-dot-directory-traversal (14154) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


FSP Suite (File Service Protocol) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. A remote attacker can send specially-crafted "dot" sequences (in the form of ./ or /.) to view files outside the FSP root directory.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of FSP Suite (2.8.1b18 or later), available from the FSP Suite Web page. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody):
Upgrade to the latest fsp package (2.81.b3-3.1woody1 or later), as listed in DSA-416-1. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.


Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • FSP Opensource Community FSP Suite prior to 2.8.1b18


Nov 24, 2003

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