zml.cgi "dot dot" null byte directory traversal
|zml-cgi-directory-traversal (7751)||Medium Risk|
The zml.cgi is used to support Server Side Include (SSI) directives under Apache Web servers. A vulnerability in the zml.cgi script 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 (/../) with a null byte character (%00) appended to the file name parameter to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the Web server.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Dec 31 2001 - 02:04:20 CST: blackshell2: zml.cgi remote exploit.
- Jero.cc Web site: ZML: Ztreet Markup Language.
- BID-3759: Abe Timmerman zml.cgi File Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1209: Directory traversal vulnerability in zml.cgi allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 693: Abe Timmerman zml.cgi file Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
- US-CERT VU#764027: zml.cgi does not adequately validate user input thereby allowing directory traversal
- Abe Timmerman zml.cgi
Dec 31, 2001
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