Essentia Web Server "dot dot" directory traversal

essentia-server-directory-traversal (8248) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Essentia Web Server 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 (/../) to traverse directories and view or download arbitrary files from the server.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Essentia, as listed in the NTBugtraq Mailing List posting dated Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:00:40 +0200. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Essen Group Essentia Web Server 2.1


Feb 22, 2002

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