BadBlue malformed NULL byte could disclose file contents

badblue-null-file-disclosure (9557) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

BadBlue could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. If a remote attacker sends a GET request for a known file appended with a malformed hexadecimal URL encoded NULL byte character containing a space (%00), the attacker could cause the contents of the requested file to be returned.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Working Resources BadBlue Personal Edition 1.7.3

Reported:

Jul 13, 2002

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