Turbo Seek < 1.7.2 tseekdir.cgi location Parameter Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2280


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


The remote host is running FocalMedia Turbo Seek, a web-based search Application for Unix. It is reported that Turbo Seek is prone to an information disclosure issue. An attacker may craft a malicious request for the tseekdir.cgi script and be served with the content of any file readable by the web server process.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2280

File Name: 2280.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/09/13

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


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

Reference Information

BID: 11163

OSVDB: 9900