Acme.Serve directory traversal

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


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.


Obtain Information


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


Platforms Affected:

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


Jun 01, 2001

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