Un-CGI "dot dot" directory traversal could allow remote program execution

uncgi-dot-directory-traversal (6846) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Un-CGI could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can use "dot dot" sequences (/../) to traverse directories and execute programs with privileges of the HTTP user.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Steven Grimm Un-CGI

Reported:

Jul 17, 2001

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