Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums

If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.

Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> WebAPP Directory Traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Details

WebAPP Directory Traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a directory traversal bug in WebAPP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a CGI script that is susceptible to
directory traversal attacks.

Description :

There is a flaw in the remote version of WebApp fails to filter
directory traversal sequences from the 'viewcat' parameter of the
'index.cgi' script. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage this
issue to read arbitrary files on the remote host with the rights
of the web server process.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the fix provided by the vendor.

Risk factor:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

Networks Security ID: 11028

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

USB 3.0 to 2.5" SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable w/UASP Converter for SSD/HDD B
USB 3.0 to 2.5Dual Bay3.5"+2.5" SATAIII Hard Drive HDD&SSD Tray Caddy Rack Enclosure Y2Q6
Dual Bay3.5KingSpec SATAIII SSD Solid State Drive with Cache Ca for Computer 1TB S6U9
KingSpec SATAIII SSD Solid State Drive with Cache Ca for Computer 1TB S6U9 picture6Gbps 2TB 2.5" SATA SSD HDD Hard Drive to USB3.0 External Enclosure Caddy F9E4
6Gbps 2TB 2.5


No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.