Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 404 error path disclosure

whatsup-404error-path-disclosure (26504) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. If a remote attacker could force WhatsUp Professional to return a 404 error message, path information could be returned along with the error. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Ipswitch, Inc. Web site: WhatsUp Professional 2006 - Premium vs. Standard.
  • CVE-2006-2355: Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006 and Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006 Premium allows remote attackers to obtain full path information via 404 error messages. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 25477: Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional NmConsole Error Message Path Disclosure
  • SA20075: WhatsUp Professional Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Ipswitch WhatsUp 2006 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server

Reported:

May 11, 2006

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