Apache Web server discloses files when used with php script
|apache-php-disclose-files (5659)||Medium Risk|
Apache HTTP Server could allow a remote attacker to read files on the Web server root. A remote attacker can request a specially-crafted URL to read a known file on the Web server. An attacker can use this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information on the Web server, such as configuration information in the httpd.conf file. This information could be useful in future attacks.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Dec 06 2000 - 01:47:00 CST: CHINANSL Security Advisory(CSA-200011).
- BID-2060: Apache Web Server with Php 3 File Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-0042: PHP 3.x (PHP3) on Apache 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a modified .. (dot dot) attack containing %5c (encoded backslash) sequences.
- OSVDB ID: 9694: PHP3 on Apache HTTP Server Modified Traversal Arbitrary File Access
- Apache HTTP Server 1.3
Dec 06, 2000
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