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
vulnerability.

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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0092.html

Solution :

Upgrade to BowWebserver 0.94.8.3 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 : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10527 (httpd_boa.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1770

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0920