Abyss Web Server file disclosure when the plus (+) character is appended to an HTTP request
|abyss-plus-file-disclosure (9956)||Medium Risk|
Abyss Web Server could allow a remote attacker to view contents of .chl files. If a remote attacker appends a plus (+) character to the end of a specially-crafted HTTP request containing a .chl file, the attacker could then view the contents of .chl files.
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-5549: Abyss Web Server Malicious HTTP Request Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- BID-555: SystemSoft SystemWizard ActiveX Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1081: The Administration console for Abyss Web Server 1.0.3 allows remote attackers to read files without providing login credentials via an HTTP request to a target file that ends in a + character.
- OSVDB ID: 3286: Abyss Web Server Character Append Arbitrary File Disclosure
- Aprelium Abyss Web Server 1.0.3 P2 and prior
Aug 22, 2002
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