DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat 5.x before 5.5.22 and 6.x before 6.0.10, when using certain proxy modules (mod_proxy, mod_rewrite, mod_jk), allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) sequence with combinations of (1) "/" (slash), (2) "\" (backslash), and (3) URL-encoded backslash (%5C) characters in the URL, which are valid separators in Tomcat but not in Apache.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2007:005, published Fri, 30 Mar 2007 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2007:015, published Fri, 03 Aug 2007 15:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:00:44 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:19:24 2023