Yawcam Web Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18176


The remote web server itself is prone to directory traversal attacks.


The remote host is running Yawcam, yet another web cam software.

The installed version of Yawcam is vulnerable to a directory traversal flaw. By exploiting this issue, an attacker may be able to gain access to material outside of the web root.


Upgrade to Yawcam 0.2.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18176

File Name: yawcam_dir_traversal.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/05/02

Modified: 2018/01/12

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1230

BID: 13295

OSVDB: 15732