Shambala FTP server "dot dot" directory traversal

shambala-dotdot-directory-traversal (9224) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Evolvable Corporation Shambala Server could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the FTP server. A remote attacker can send a LS or a GET command followed by "dot dot" sequences (/../) to traverse directories and download any file on the system.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 30 2002 - 17:21:30 CDT: [[ TH 026 Inc. ]] SA #3 - Shambala Server 4.5, Directory Traversal and DoS.
  • BID-4896: Evolvable Shambala Server FTP Server Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0877: Directory traversal vulnerability in the FTP server for Shambala 4.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the (1) LIST (ls) or (2) GET commands.
  • OSVDB ID: 9059: Shambala FTP Server Multiple Command Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • Evolvable Corporation Shambala Server 4.5


May 30, 2002

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