BadBlue triple "dot" directory traversal

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

Description:

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 Deerfield.com's D2Gfx client version 1.0.2.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

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

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Deerfield.com 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

Reported:

Feb 26, 2002

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