NetSupport Manager "dot dot" directory traversal

netsupport-manager-directory-traversal (8610) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

NetSupport Manager could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to traverse directories and obtain known files on the system.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of NetSupport Manager (7.0 or later), available from the PCI Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Mar 21 2002 - 18:40:06 CST: Webtraversal in PCI Netsupport Manager (all version up to 7 using web extensions).
  • PCI Web site: NetSupport Manager Product description.
  • BID-4348: NEWLOG NetSupport Manager Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0482: Directory traversal vulnerability in PCI Netsupport Manager before version 7, when running web extensions, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the HTTP GET request.
  • OSVDB ID: 9058: PCI Netsupport Manager GET Request Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • Productive Computer Insight NetSupport Manager prior to 7.0

Reported:

Mar 22, 2002

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