Cisco IDS Device Manager "dot dot" directory traversal

cisco-ids-directory-traversal (9174) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Cisco IDS Device Manager could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the Device Manager containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to traverse directories and gain access to arbitrary files outside of the Web root directory.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Cisco IDS Device Manager (3.1.2 or later), available from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco IDS Device Manager 3.1.1


May 24, 2002

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