Zope Malformed XML RPC Request Path Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote web server contains an application server that is prone to
an information disclosure attack.

Description :

There is a minor security problem in all releases of Zope prior to
version 2.5.1b1 - they reveal the installation path when an invalid
XML RPC request is sent.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Zope 2.5.1b1 / 2.6.0b1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11234 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5806