[VulnWatch] myServer 0.4.3 Directory Traversal Vulnerability

From: scrap (webmaster_at_securiteinfo.com)
Date: 09/25/03

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    Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 23:19:34 +0200
    
    

    myServer 0.4.3 Directory Traversal Vulnerability

    .oO Overview Oo.
    myServer version 0.4.3 shows files and directories that reside outside the
    normal web root directory.
    Discovered on 2003, August, 23th
    Vendor: Myserver (http://myserverweb.sourceforge.net/forum/portal.php)

    MyServer is a free, powerful web server program designed to be easily run on a
    personal computer by the average computer user. It is a multithread
    application and supports HTTP, CGI, ISAPI, WinCGI and FastCGI protocols. It
    is available on Windows and Linux Operating Systems. This web server can
    shows file and directory content that reside outside the normal web root
    directory.

    Original text is at
    http://www.securiteinfo.com/attaques/hacking/myServer0_4_3.shtml

    .oO Details Oo.
    The vulnerability can be done using any browser. You just have to send a
    specially crafted dot-dot URL to retreive any file outside of the root
    directory.

    .oO Exploit Oo.
    You have to create a dot-dot URL with the same number of "/./" and "/../" + 1.
    For example, you can use :
    /././..
    /./././../..
    /././././../../..
    /./././././../../../..
    etc...

    .oO Solution Oo.
    The vendor has been informed and has solved the problem.
    Download MyServer 0.5 at
    http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=63119

    .oO Discovered by Oo.
    Arnaud Jacques aka scrap
    webmaster@securiteinfo.com
    http://www.securiteinfo.com


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