thttpd Host Header Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

It may be possible to read arbitrary files from the remote

Description :

The remote HTTP server allows anyone to browse the files on
the remote host by sending HTTP requests with a Host: field
set to '../../'.

Solution :

Upgrade to thttpd 2.23 or newer.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11576 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8924

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1562