PHP ImgList "../" directory traversal

phpimglist-dot-directory-traversal (8441) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

PHP ImgList 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 the cwd variable and "dot dot" sequences (../) to traverse directories and view any file on the system.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PHP ImgList (1.2.2 or later), available from the LiquidPulse Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Jerrett Taylor PHP ImgList prior to 1.2.2

Reported:

Mar 11, 2002

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