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CherryPy < 2.1.1 staticfilter Directory Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Directory Traversal flaw.

Description

The remote host is running CherryPy, a web-based content management system written in python. This version of CherryPy is vulnerable to a directory traversal flaw. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed query to the application. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker being able to access confidential data outside of the web root directory.

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.1.1 or higher.