MyServer 0.4.3 / 0.7 Crafted Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11851


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


This web server is running MyServer <= 0.4.3 or 0.7. This version contains a directory traversal vulnerability, that allows remote users with no authentication to read files outside the webroot.

You have to create a dot-dot URL with the same number of '/./' and '/../' + 1.


Upgrade to MyServer 0.7.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11851

File Name: myserver_traversal.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/09/26

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2516

BID: 11189

OSVDB: 10001