Cisco IDS Device Manager "dot dot" directory traversal

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

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

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Cisco IDS Device Manager 3.1.1

Reported:

May 24, 2002

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