Hobbit Monitor config Method Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Hobbit Monitor daemon installed on the remote host
does not properly filter the argument to the 'config' command of
directory traversal sequences. An unauthenticated attacker can
leverage this flaw to retrieve arbitrary files from the affected host
subject to the privileges of the user id under which hobbitd runs.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/442036/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to Hobbit version 4.1.2p2 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: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 22181 (hobbitd_config_dir_traversal.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19317

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4003