rdiffWeb rdw_helpers.py directory traversal

rdiffweb-rdwhelpers-directory-traversal (33734) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


rdiffWeb could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted request to the rdw_helpers.py script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the path parameter to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the system.


Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


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Platforms Affected:

  • rdiffWeb Project rdiffWeb prior to


Mar 29, 2007

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