AnomicHTTPProxy Double Dot Arbitrary File Access

2004-07-11T01:52:34
ID OSVDB:7709
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-07-11T01:52:34

Description

Vulnerability Description

AnomicHTTPProxy contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the proxy server not properly sanitizing user input, specifically traversal style attacks (../../) supplied via URI.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version v0.22_build20040711 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

AnomicHTTPProxy contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the proxy server not properly sanitizing user input, specifically traversal style attacks (../../) supplied via URI.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.anomic.de/AnomicHTTPProxy/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Related OSVDB ID: 7713 Related OSVDB ID: 7714