Abyss Web Server allows directory traversal using hexadecimal URL encoded HTTP request
|abyss-http-directory-traversal (9940)||Medium Risk|
Abyss Web Server could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the Web server. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted HTTP request containing hexadecimal URL encoded "dot dot" sequences to traverse directories and view any file on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Abyss Web Server (1.0.3 Patch 3 or later), available from the Aprelium Technologies Web site. See References.
- Aprelium Technologies Web site: Patch for Abyss Web Server 1.0.3 released.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Aug 22 2002 - 16:18:08 CDT : Abyss 1.0.3 directory traversal and administration bugs .
- BID-5547: Abyss Web Server Encoded Backslash Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1079: Directory traversal vulnerability in Abyss Web Server 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via ..\ (dot-dot backslash) sequences in an HTTP GET request.
- OSVDB ID: 3285: Abyss Web Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access
- Aprelium Abyss Web Server 1.0.3 P2 and prior
Aug 22, 2002
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