Mongoose URI Trailing Slash Request Source Code Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Mongoose web server running on the remote host
discloses the source code of files such as PHP scripts when a trailing
slash ('/') is appended to a URL.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can leverage this issue to disclose
the source of scripts, which may contain passwords and other sensitive
information.

See also :

http://code.google.com/p/mongoose/issues/detail?id=94&can=1

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 48201 ()

Bugtraq ID: 42051

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4535