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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • BlueFace Falcon Web Server 2.0.0.1021
  • BlueFace Falcon Web Server 2.0.0.1021 SSL

Reported:

May 27, 2002

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