ServletExec "com.newatlanta.servletexec.JSP10Servlet" class path disclosure

servletexec-jsp10servlet-path-disclosure (9139) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


New Atlanta Communications (formerly Unify eWave) ServletExec could reveal the full path to the Web root directory. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request that invokes the "com.newatlanta.servletexec.JSP10Servlet" class and does not specify a file name to cause the server to return an error message that contains the full path to the Web root directory.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • New Atlanta Communications Web site: ServletExec Self-Help: FAQ List.
  • Westpoint Security Advisory wp-02-0006.txt: Multiple vulnerabilities in NewAtlanta ServletExec ISAPI 4.1.
  • BID-4793: NewAtlanta ServletExec/ISAPI Path Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0892: The default configuration of NewAtlanta ServletExec ISAPI 4.1 allows remote attackers to determine the path of the web root via a direct request to com.newatlanta.servletexec.JSP10Servlet without a filename, which leaks the pathname in an error message.
  • OSVDB ID: 784: ServletExec ISAPI com.newatlanta.servletexec.JSP10Servlet Path Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 5.0
  • New Atlanta Communications ServletExec 4.1


May 22, 2002

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