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Vulnerability Assessment Details

thttpd directory traversal thru Host:

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
thttpd flaw

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote HTTP server permits anyone to browse the files on the remote
host by sending HTTP requests with a Host: field set to '../../'.

Solution : Upgrade to thttpd 2.23 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8924, 8906

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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