Rapid7 Advisory R7-0029: Caucho Resin Web Application Directory Traversal
May 14, 2007 - The Caucho Resin web application server for Windows contains a directory traversal vulnerability that allows remote unauthenticated users to download files from a web application's hidden "WEB-INF" directory. This directory typically contains sensitive server configuration files and compiled java source code.
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- Caucho Resin Professional v3.1.0 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.1.0 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.0.21 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.0.20 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.0.19 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.0.18 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.0.17 for Windows
- Caucho Resin v3.1.1 for Windows
- Caucho Resin Professional v3.1.1 for Windows
Caucho Technology, Inc.
Caucho was notified of this vulnerability on May 3rd, 2007.They fixed this vulnerability in the latest unofficial snapshot of Resin 3.1.1, available from Caucho's Web site.
Upgrade to Caucho Resin 3.1.1 or later.
Caucho Resin is a servlet and JSP server. Resin ships with its own stand-alone web server which runs by default on port 8080. Any remote user can request URLs of the form:
to access the web-inf directory of the corresponding web application. Any known sub directory may also be specified.
Discovered by Derek Abdine of Rapid7.
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