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Category:Remote file access
Title:thttpd flaw

The remote HTTP server allows an attacker to read arbitrary files
on the remote web server, simply by adding a slash in front of its name.
GET //etc/passwd

will return /etc/passwd.

Solution : upgrade your web server or change it.
Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1456
Bugtraq: 19980819 thttpd 2.04 released (fwd) (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: thttpd-file-read(1809)
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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