Webmin "dot dot" directory traversal

webmin-dot-directory-traversal (7711) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Webmin could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (../) to traverse directories and view any known file on the server.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Connectiva Linux
  • Corel Linux
  • Debian Debian Linux
  • Digital OSF/1
  • FreeBSD FreeBSD
  • Gentoo Webmin 0.91
  • IBM AIX 4.3
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux
  • NetBSD NetBSD
  • OpenBSD OpenBSD
  • RedHat Linux
  • SCO Caldera OpenLinux
  • SCO Caldera OpenLinux eServer 2.3
  • SCO SCO UnixWare 2.0.x
  • SCO SCO UnixWare 7.0.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux
  • Sun Linux
  • SUSE SuSE Linux
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux

Reported:

Dec 17, 2001

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