KF Web Server NULL byte character could allow an attacker to view directory contents

kfwebserver-null-view-dir (9500) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

KF (KeyFocus) Web Server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could append a hexadecimal URL encoded NULL byte character (%00) to a directory name in a URL request to cause the Web server to show all files within that directory.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of KF Web Server (1.0.3 or later), available from the KF Web Server Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Key Focus KF Web Server 1.0.2

Reported:

Jul 07, 2002

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