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LiteSpeed Web Server Script Source Code Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2010-06-14    Last Update:  2010-06-22    Views:  3,257

Secunia Advisory SA40128

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Kingcope has reported a vulnerability in LiteSpeed Web Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of HTTP requests and can be exploited to disclose the source code of certain scripts (e.g. PHP) by changing the requested extension to e.g. "\x00.txt".

The vulnerability is reported in version 4.0.14. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 4.0.15.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Kingcope

Original Advisory:
Kingcope:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-06/0280.html

LiteSpeed:
http://www.litespeedtech.com/latest/litespeed-web-server-4.0.15-released.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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