DCForum CGI az= field directory traversal

dcforum-az-directory-traversal (6391) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

DCForum could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the dcboard.cgi script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the az field to view arbitrary files on the Web server.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • DCScripts DCForum 2000 1.0

Reported:

Apr 16, 2001

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