[VulnWatch] [SecurityOffice] BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01 Protected File Access Vulnerability

From: Tamer Sahin (ts@securityoffice.net)
Date: 10/24/02


Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 21:50:10 +0300
From: Tamer Sahin <ts@securityoffice.net>
To: vulnwatch@vulnwatch.org


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- --[ BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01 Protected File Access Vulnerability ]--

- --[ Type

File Disclosure

- --[ Release Date

October 24, 2002

- --[ Product / Vendor

BRS WebWeaver is a small, fast HTTP and FTP Server for Win9x/WinNT. I've done a
little testing and it is able to sustain over 750 connection per second using only 4MB
of memory

Web Server with the following features:

- - HTTP/1.0 compliant Web Server
- - Built in FTP Server
- - Basic ISAPI support (Microsoft Internet Server API)
- - CGI/1.1 support
- - Multi-threaded
- - Basic user authentication
- - IP address based security
- - URL based security (Realms)
- - Alias support
- - SSI Support (Server Side Includes)
- - Remote Administration (Partially Implemented)
- - FREE!

http://www.bsoutham.org

- --[ Summary

It is possible to construct a web request which is capable of accessing the contents
of password protected files/folders on the BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01. This
vulnerability may only be exploited to access password-protected files in sub-folders
of wwwroot.

http://host/./secret/

- --[ Tested

Windows 2000 Sp3 / BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01
Windows 98 SE / BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01

- --[ Vulnerable

BRS WebWeaver Web Server v1.01

- --[ Disclaimer

http://www.securityoffice.net is not responsible for the misuse or illegal use of
any of the information and/or the software listed on this security advisory.

- --[ Author

Tamer Sahin
ts@securityoffice.net
http://www.securityoffice.net

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Tamer Sahin
http://www.securityoffice.net

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