datawizard webxq 2.1.204 - Directory Traversal

EDB-ID:

20807

Author:

joetesta

Type:

remote

Platform:

Multiple

Published:

2001-04-27

source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2660/info

DataWizard WebXQ server could be led to traverse directories and possibly reveal files outside of the web root.

By including '/../' sequences along with a known file or directory in requested URLs, a remote user can obtain read access to the requested directories and files outside the web root, potentially compromising the privacy of user data and/or obtaining information which could be used to further compromise the host. 

http://www.example.com/./.../[target file]