Adobe Macromedia JRun encoded null character strings could be used to view .jsp source

jrun-null-view-source (9459) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Macromedia JRun could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request for a known .jsp file appended with a character string containing Unicode encoded NULL byte characters to cause the source code of the file to be displayed instead of processed.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Macromedia Product Security Bulletin MPSB02-06. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Macromedia JRun 3.0
  • Macromedia JRun 3.1
  • Macromedia JRun 4.0

Reported:

Jul 01, 2002

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