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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Hobbit Monitor config Command Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file using hobbitd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Hobbit Monitor daemon installed on the remote host
does not properly filter the argument to the 'config' command of
directory traversal sequences. An unauthenticated attacker can
leverage this flaw to retrieve arbitrary files from the affected host
subject to the rights of the user id under which hobbitd runs.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442036/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to Hobbit version 4.1.2p2 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: 19317

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

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