ARSC non-existent language file reveals Web root path information

arsc-language-path-disclosure (8472) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


A Really Simple Chat (ARSC) could allow a remote attacker to obtain the real path of the Web root directory. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted HTTP request containing a non-existent language file in 'home.php' to obtain the real path of the Web root directory.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of ARSC (1.0.1p1 or later), available from the Manuel Kiessling's Personal Home Page. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Manuel Kiessling ARSC prior to 1.01p1


Mar 16, 2002

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