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THTTPD VHOST Host Header Directory Traversal

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THTTPD VHOST Host Header Directory Traversal

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/29/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2007
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

THTTPD versions prior to 2.23 are vulnerable to a directory traversal vulnerability. By specifying "../.." in the Host header in an http request on a thttpd server with the vhost option enabled (-v), an attacker could view all the files on the root web server path.

Solution(s)

  • thttpd-upgrade-latest

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