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[GLSA-200605-16] CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-16
(CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability)


Ivo van der Wijk discovered that the "staticfilter" component of
CherryPy fails to sanitize input correctly.

Impact

A possible hacker could exploit this flaw to obtain arbitrary files from
the web server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0847


Solution:
All CherryPy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/cherrypy-2.1.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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