PHP URL requests with "slash" (/) reveal path information
|php-slash-path-information (8122)||Low Risk|
PHP4 running on Apache HTTP Server version 2.0.28 Beta for Windows could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive path information. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing include files with a 'slash' (/) appended to obtain the include file path information and gain access to sensitive information.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Feb 07 2002 - 06:06:56 CST: Advisory #3 - PHP & JSP.
- BID-4063: PHP Include File Relative Directory Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0253: PHP, when not configured with the display_errors = Off setting in php.ini, allows remote attackers to obtain the physical path for an include file via a trailing slash in a request to a directly accessible PHP program, which modifies the base path, causes the include directive to fail, and produces an error message that contains the path.
- OSVDB ID: 14337: PHP display_errors Malformed Request Path Disclosure
- Apache HTTP Server 2.0.28 Beta
- PHP PHP 4.0
Feb 07, 2002
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