thttpd < 2.24 Host:' Header Traversal File Access / libhttpd.c defang Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1550

Synopsis

The remote host is using an old version of thttpd which is vulnerable to a directory traversal when virtual hosting is enabled.

Description

The remote host is using an old version of thttpd which is vulnerable to a directory traversal when virtual hosting is enabled. An attacker may use this flaw to read arbitrary files on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to thttpd 2.24 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1550

File Name: 1550.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11576

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:acme:thttpd

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0899, CVE-2002-1562

BID: 8906, 8924