MRTG CGI "cfg=" argument "dot dot" directory traversal

mrtg-cgi-view-files (8062) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to either the mrtg.cgi, traffic.cgi, 14all-1.1.cgi, or 14all.cgi script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the argument to the 'cfg=' parameter to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the Web server.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • MRTG MRTG 2.9.17


Feb 02, 2002

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