A vulnerability has been reported in CherryPy, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security settings.
The vulnerability is caused due to the improper handling of cookies when using file-based sessions. This can be exploited to access files outside the session directory by using directory traversal attacks via the session id.
The vulnerability is reported in version 2.2.1 and 3.0.2. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Fixed in development version 3.1b1 and in the SVN repository.
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Subject: CherryPy Session Id Directory Traversal Vulnerability
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