FreeBSD : h2o -- directory traversal vulnerability (31ea7f73-5c55-11e5-8607-74d02b9a84d5)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85965
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionYakuzo reports :
H2O (up to version 1.4.4 / 1.5.0-beta1) contains a flaw in its URL normalization logic.
When file.dir directive is used, this flaw allows a remote attacker to retrieve arbitrary files that exist outside the directory specified by the directive.
H2O version 1.4.5 and version 1.5.0-beta2 have been released to address this vulnerability.
Users are advised to upgrade their servers immediately.
The vulnerability was reported by: Yusuke OSUMI.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.