Endymion Saké Mail param_name "dot dot" null byte directory traversal

sakemail-paramname-directory-traversal (8358) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Endymion Sak? Mail 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 (/../) followed by the name of an arbitrary file appended with a null byte character (%00) to traverse directories and view arbitrary files on the server.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Mar 05 2002 - 17:47:38 CST: Endymion SakeMail and MailMan File Disclosure Vulnerability.
  • Endymion Web site: Endymion : Products.
  • BID-4223: Endymion Sake Mail Null Character File Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0418: Directory traversal vulnerability in the com.endymion.sake.servlet.mail.MailServlet servlet for Endymion SakeMail 1.0.36 and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) and a null character in the param_name parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 9061: Endymion SakeMail com.endymion.sake.servlet.mail.MailServlet Servlet Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • Endymion Saké Mail 1.0.36 and prior


Mar 05, 2002

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