Falcon Web Server could allow an attacker to access password protected files

falcon-protected-file-access (9179) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Falcon Web Server could allow a remote attacker to bypass protection and access protected files. If a remote attacker adds a dot to the protected folder name prior to the forward slash character (./), the attacker could bypass authentication and gain access to any known password protected file.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • BlueFace Falcon Web Server
  • BlueFace Falcon Web Server SSL


May 27, 2002

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