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CherryPy staticFilter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for staticFilter directory traversal vulnerability in CherryPy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is prone to directory traversal attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running CherryPy, a web server powered by Python.

The installed version of CherryPy fails to filter directory traversal
sequences from requests that pass through its 'staticFilter' module.
A possible hacker can exploit this issue to read arbitrary files on the
remote host subject to the rights under which the affected
application runs.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?11e78d5a

Solution :

Upgrade to CherryPy version 2.1.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16760

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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