Eserv GET Request Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The web server running on the remote host has a directory traversal
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Eserv running on the remote host is vulnerable to a
directory traversal attack. It is possible to read arbitrary files
on the server by prepending ../../ or ..\..\ in front of the file
name. A remote attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary files on
the server, which could be used to mount further attacks.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=94183041514522&w=2

Solution :

Upgrade to Eserv 2.99 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10063 (eserv.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 773

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1509