Boa Web Server Traversal Arbtirary File Access/Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2011 Thomas Reinke

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

The remote Boa Webserver allows an attacker to read arbitrary files on
the remote web server by prefixing the pathname of the file with
hex-encoded '../../' characters.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to BowWebserver or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10527 (httpd_boa.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1770

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0920