IOServer XML Server URI Directory Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a directory traversal vulnerability,
resulting in potential arbitrary file access.

Description :

The remote host has a version of IOServer installed that is affected a
directory traversal vulnerability in the XML server component. By
sending a specially crafted GET request with a directory traversal URI
to the server, it is possible to access the contents of arbitrary files
on the remote host.

Note that this vulnerability only affects servers where the 'Root
Directory' configuration value does not contain a trailing backslash.

Solution :

Upgrade to IOServer 10.0.19.0 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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SCADA

Nessus Plugin ID: 62965 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55093

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4680