hassan consulting shopping cart 1.18 - Directory Traversal Vulnerability

2000-10-07T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:20281
Type exploitdb
Reporter f0bic
Modified 2000-10-07T00:00:00

Description

Hassan Consulting Shopping Cart 1.18 Directory Traversal Vulnerability. CVE-2000-0921. Remote exploit for cgi platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1777/info

The $page variable in Hassan Consulting Shopping Cart does not properly check for insecure relative paths such as the double dot "..". Therefore, requesting the following URL will display the specified file:

http://target/cgi-bin/shop.cgi/page=../../../path/filename.ext

Successful exploitation could lead to a remote intruder gaining read access to any known file.