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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 :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109336268002879&w=2
http://cornerstone.web-app.org/cgi-bin/index.cgi?action=downloads&cat=updates

Solution :

Apply the fix provided by the vendor.

Risk factor:

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

Networks Security ID: 11028

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

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