[NEWS] Cisco Secure ACS Web Server has a Directory Traversal Issue (Additional details)

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Date: 04/06/02

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  Cisco Secure ACS Web Server has a Directory Traversal Issue (Additional


As we reported in our previous article:
<http://www.securiteam.com/windowsntfocus/5LP09156UW.html> Cisco Secure
ACS Web Server Found to Contain Vulnerabilities, a security vulnerability
in Cisco's Secure ACS web server allows attackers to view the content of
files that reside outside the normally bounding HTML root directory. The
following advisory is provides additional details on the issue.


Affected Products:
The affected product is Cisco Secure Access Control Server for Windows
releases 2.6.x and ACS 3.0.1 (build 40). A patch is available.

Cisco Secure ACS has a web server interface listening on port 2002. It is
possible for a logged in user to read files outside the web directory.

After a successful login, one could supply such a URL as:
http://>:<dynamicport>/..\..\..\..\..\..\temp\temp.class to read the
contents of the file temp.class in the folder 'temp' on the same volume
that the software is installed.


The information has been provided by
Patrik.Karlsson@ixsecurity.com> Patrik Karlsson.


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