Abyss Web Server allows directory traversal using specially-crafted GET request
|abyss-get-directory-traversal (9941)||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 GET request containing "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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