MyWebServer invalid directory path could disclose path to Web root directory

mywebserver-invalid-path-disclosure (9862) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

MyWebServer could allow a remote attacker to obtain the full path to the Web root directory. If a remote attacker submits a specially-crafted URL request with an invalid directory path, the attacker would cause the Web server to return an error message that could contain the full path to the Web root directory. An attacker could use this information to prepare for further attacks against the affected server.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • MyWebServer MyWebServer 1.0.2

Reported:

Aug 14, 2002

The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.

For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this

Return to the main page