MiniPortal FTP directory traversal

miniportal-ftp-directory-traversal (8171) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


MiniPortal could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can use modified "dot dot dot" sequences that use three dots instead of two (/.../) to traverse directories outside of the FTP root directory and view any file on the system.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of MiniPortal (1.1.6 or later), available from the InstantServers Download Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • InstantServers MiniPortal 1.1.5


Feb 09, 2002

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