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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.10286
Category:Remote file access
Title:thttpd flaw
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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.
Example:
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)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/10368
XForce ISS Database: thttpd-file-read(1809)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1809
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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