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iPlanet Directory Server traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
/\../\../\file.txt

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to read arbitrary files on the remote host due
to a bug in the iPlanet web server.

Description :

There is a bug in the remote web server which permits a user to
misuse it to read arbitrary files on the remote host.


To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker needs to prepend '/\../\../'
in front on the file name to read.

Solution :

http://www.iplanet.com/downloads/patches/index.html

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 1839

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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