Acme.Serve directory traversal

acme-serve-directory-traversal (6634) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Acme.Serve could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted URL containing special "//" characters to traverse directories and view any file on the Web server. An attacker can use this vulnerability to gain root privileges.

Note: This vulnerability affects Cisco Secure Access Control Server for Unix, which implements the Acme.Serve.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

For Cisco Secure ACS for Unix Server versions 2.0 through 2.3.5.1:
Upgrade to the latest version of Cisco Secure ACS for Unix (2.3.6.1 or later), or apply the patch for this vulnerability, as listed in Cisco Security Advisory 2002 July 2 10:00 (UTC -0800). See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • ACME Acme.Serve 1.7
  • APC PowerChute Network Shutdown 2.21.116

Reported:

Jun 01, 2001

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