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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Apache 2.0.39 Win32 directory traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Apache 2.0.39 Win32 directory traversal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A security vulnerability in Apache 2.0.39 on Windows systems
permits attackers to access files that would otherwise be
inaccessible using a directory traversal attack.
A cracker may use this to read sensitive files or even execute
any command on your system.

Solutions:
- Upgrade to Apache 2.0.40
- or install it on a Unix machine
- or add in your httpd.conf, before the first
'Alias' or 'Redirect' directive:
RedirectMatch 400 \\\.\.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 5434

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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