54186 : Jetty HTTP Server Document Root Traversal Arbitrary File Access
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-05-01

Description

Jetty contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the ResourceHandler and DefaultServlet's alias handling not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (../../).

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.1.17 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Mort Bay Consulting
Jetty
6.1.16
The Apache Software Foundation
ActiveMQ
5.3.1
5.3.2
IBM Corporation
Sterling B2B Integrator
5.1
Sterling File Gateway
2.1

References

Tools & Filters

5017

Credit

  • Greg Wilkins -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-11-21 | Disagree? | There are 2 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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