BadBlue triple "dot" directory traversal

badblue-dotdotdot-directory-traversal (8295) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


BadBlue could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing modified "dot dot" sequences that use three dots instead of two (/.../) to traverse directories and view arbitrary files outside of the Web root directory.

Note: This vulnerability also affects's D2Gfx client version 1.0.2.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of BadBlue (1.6.1 Beta or later), available from the BadBlue Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • D2Gfx 1.0.2
  • Working Resources BadBlue Enterprise Edition 1.5.x
  • Working Resources BadBlue Enterprise Edition 1.6 Beta
  • Working Resources BadBlue Personal Edition 1.5.6 beta
  • Working Resources BadBlue Personal Edition 1.6 Beta


Feb 26, 2002

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