Eserv GET Request Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The web server running on the remote host has a directory traversal

Description :

The version of Eserv running on the remote host is vulnerable to a
directory traversal attack. It is possible to read arbitrary files
on the server by prepending ../../ or ..\..\ in front of the file
name. A remote attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary files on
the server, which could be used to mount further attacks.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Eserv 2.99 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10063 (eserv.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 773

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1509

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