iPlanet Directory Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a directory traversal
vulnerability.

Description :

There is a bug in the remote iPlanet web server that allows a user to
read arbitrary files on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker needs to prepend '/\../\../'
to the file name to read.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10589 (iplanet_dir_serv.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1839

CVE ID: CVE-2000-1075