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Web Shopper remote file retrieval

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Web Shopper remote file retrieval

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Byte's Interactive Web Shopper
(shopper.cgi) permits for retrieval of arbitrary files
from the web server. Both Versions 1.0 and 2.0 are
affected.

Example:
GET /cgi-bin/shopper.cgi?newpage=../../../../etc/passwd

will return /etc/passwd.

Solution: Uncomment the #$debug=1 variable in the script
so that it will check for, and dispermit, viewing of
arbitrary files.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1776

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Thomas Reinke

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