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[GLSA-200605-16] CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-16
(CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability)
Ivo van der Wijk discovered that the "staticfilter" component of
CherryPy fails to sanitize input correctly.
A possible hacker could exploit this flaw to obtain arbitrary files from
the web server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All CherryPy users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-python/cherrypy-2.1.1"
Threat Level: Low
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