Web Server 4D/eCommerce "dot dot" directory traversal

ws4d-dot-directory-traversal (7878) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Web Server 4D/eCommerce could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences with hexadecimal URL encoded forward slash characters (/) (in the form %2f..%2f) to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the Web server.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 14 2002 - 16:35:59 CST: Web Server 4D/eCommerce 3.5.3 Directory Traversal Vulnerability.
  • MDG Web site: Web Server 4D 3.5.3.
  • BID-3872: MDG Computer Services 4D/eCommerce Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • BID-3874: MDG Computer Services Web Server 4D/eCommerce DoS Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0124: MDG Computer Services Web Server 4D/eCommerce 3.5.3 allows remote attackers to exploit directory traversal vulnerability via a ../ (dot dot) containing URL-encoded slashes in the HTTP request.
  • OSVDB ID: 14252: Web Server 4D/eCommerce Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • MDG Web Server 4D/eCommerce 3.5.3

Reported:

Jan 14, 2002

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