GLSA-200701-12 : Mono: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-12
(Mono: Information disclosure)

Jose Ramon Palanco has discovered that the System.Web class in the XSP
for the ASP.NET server 1.1 through 2.0 in Mono does not properly
validate or sanitize local pathnames which could allow server-side file
content disclosure.

Impact :

An attacker could append a space character to a URI and obtain
unauthorized access to the source code of server-side files. An
attacker could also read credentials by requesting Web.Config%20 from a
Mono server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Mono users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/mono-'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24210 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21687

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6104