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TWiki filename Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file with TWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a Perl script that is prone to a
directory traversal attack.

Description :

The version of TWiki on the remote host permits directory traversal
sequences in the 'filename' parameter in the 'viewfile' function of
'lib/TWiki/UI/View.pm'. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage this
flaw to view arbitrary files on the remote host subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/SecurityAlert-CVE-2006-4294
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=30468855&forum_id=3703

Solution :

Apply Hotfix 3 for TWiki-4.0.4.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 19907

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

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