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APC PowerChute Network Shutdown Directory Traversal

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Release Date:  2007-06-06    Last Update:  2007-06-11    Views:  8,010

Secunia Advisory SA25536

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Chris Castaldo has reported a vulnerability in APC PowerChute Network Shutdown, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input sanitation error within the included Acme.Serve server. This can be exploited to access files inside the application's HTML root directory via certain character sequences.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.21 build 116. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Filter malicious character sequences using a proxy or firewall.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Chris Castaldo

Original Advisory:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-June/063694.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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