Web Blog "dot dot" directory traversal

webblog-dotdot-directory-traversal (14978) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Leif M. Wright's Web Blog could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" (../) sequences to read or download any file outside the Web root directory.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Web Blog (1.1.5 or later), available from the Leif M. Wright's Communication Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Leif Wright Web Blog 1.1


Jan 28, 2004

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