AWeb "dot dot" directory traversal

aweb-dotdot-directory-traversal (16048) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Aldo's Web Server (AWeb) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP GET request containing "dot dot" sequences (../) to traverse directories and view arbitrary files outside of the Web root directory.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Aldo's Tools Aldo's Web Server 1.5

Reported:

May 03, 2004

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