Xerver "../" directory traversal

xerver-dot-directory-traversal (8421) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Xerver could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories outside of the Web root directory. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted HTTP request containing "dot dot" sequences (../) to traverse directories and view any file on the system.


Gain Privileges


Upgrade to the latest version of Xerver (2.20 or later), available from the Xerver Web page. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Omid Rouhani Xerver 2.10


Mar 08, 2002

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