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Category:Remote file access
Title:MetaInfo servers
The remote MetaInfo server
allows remote users to read arbitrary
files by entering '../' in the URL.
For instance :

GET ../smusers.txt HTTP/1.0
will read 'smusers.txt'.

Solution : disable this server or upgrade.

Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 110
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0268
Bugtraq: 19980630 Security vulnerabilities in MetaInfo products (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 19980703 Followup to MetaInfo vulnerabilities (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: metaweb-server-dot-attack
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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