webMathematica "dot dot" directory traversal
|webmathematica-dot-directory-traversal (9373)||Low Risk|
webMathematica could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted URL containing "dot dot" sequences (../) to traverse directories and view any file on the system.
This vulnerability has been fixed in the current version of webMathematica. Contact Wolfram Research for the updated version.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jun 17 2002 - 11:22:09 CDT: Directory Traversal in Wolfram Research's webMathematica.
- Wolfram Research: webMathematica.
- BID-5035: Wolfram Research webMathematica File Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0926: Directory traversal vulnerability in Wolfram Research webMathematica 1.0.0 and 188.8.131.52 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the MSPStoreID parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 9055: webMathematica MSPStoreID Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
- US-CERT VU#664323: webMathematica discloses the contents of arbitrary files when file is requested using the absolute path
- Apple Macintosh
- Wolfram Research webMathematica 4.0 Amateur
- Wolfram Research webMathematica 4.0 Professional
Jun 17, 2002
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