Resin "dot dot" directory traversal

resin-dotdot-directory-traversal (15087) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Resin 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 traverse directories and view any file in the WEB-INF directory.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Feb 05 2004 - 13:12:54 CST : Apache Http Server Reveals Script Source Code to Remote Users And Any Users Can Access The Forbidden Directory ("/WEB-INF/").
  • BID-9617: Caucho Technology Resin Directory Listings Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0281: Caucho Technology Resin 2.1.12 allows remote attackers to gain sensitive information and view the contents of the /WEB-INF/ directory via an HTTP request for WEB-INF.., which is equivalent to WEB-INF in Windows.
  • OSVDB ID: 6620: Caucho Resin WEB-INF Encoded Request Information Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Caucho Resin 2.1.12

Reported:

Feb 09, 2004

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