Roundup HTTP GET /home/@@file/ request view file

roundup-get-view-file (16350) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Roundup could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP GET request containing /home/@@file/, a remote attacker could view arbitrary files on the system.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Roundup (0.7.3 or later), available from the Roundup Download Web page. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of Roundup (0.7.6 or later), as listed in GLSA 200408-09. See References.

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


Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • Roundup Roundup prior to 0.7.3


Jun 08, 2004

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