A vulnerability has been reported in various Barracuda products, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose sensitive information.
Input passed to the "locale" parameter in cgi-mod/view_help.cgi is not properly verified before being used to display files. This can be exploited to disclose the contents of arbitrary files via directory traversal attacks and URL-encoded NULL bytes.
The following products and versions are reportedly affected:
* Barracuda IM Firewall 3.4.01.004 and earlier
* Barracuda Link Balancer 2.1.1.010 and earlier
* Barracuda Load Balancer 3.3.1.005 and earlier
* Barracuda Message Archiver 2.2.1.005 and earlier
* Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 4.1.2.006 and earlier
* Barracuda SSL VPN 1.7.2.004 and earlier
* Barracuda Web Application Firewall 7.4.0.022 and earlier
* Barracuda Web Filter 4.3.0.013 and earlier
Solution: Update to the latest available firmware release and enable security definitions.
Provided and/or discovered by: * The vendor credits Randy Janinda and Sanjeev Sinha, SecureWorks
* Reported in Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall by ShadowHatesYou
Original Advisory: http://www.barracudanetworks.com/ns/support/tech_alert.php
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