httpdx HTTP requests information disclosure

httpdx-http-information-disclosure (53733) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

httpdx could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error when handling HTTP requests. By sending a direct HTTP request with "." appended to a URI, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain source code and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of httpdx (1.4.6b or later), available from the Sourceforge.net Web site. See References.

References:

  • Dr_IDE's Blogger: httpdx 1.4.4 Remote Arbitrary Source Disclosure .
  • Sourceforge.net Web site: httpdx - ultralight http/ftp server.
  • CVE-2009-4531: httpdx 1.4.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain the source code for a web page by appending a . (dot) character to the URI.
  • OSVDB ID: 58857: httpdx URL Trailing Dot Request Source Disclosure
  • SA37013: httpdx Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Jasper httpdx 1.4.4

Reported:

Oct 09, 2009

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