Family: Denial of Service --> Category: attack
CProxy Directory Traversal File Access and DoS Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detects directory traversal file access and DoS vulnerability in CProxy
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote HTTP proxy server is affected by multiple issues.
The remote host is running a version of Computalynx's CProxy Server
that suffers from the following vulnerabilities:
- Arbitrary Local File Access
CProxy allows a possible hacker to retrieve arbitrary local files
by issuing an HTTP request with directory traversal sequences
relative to a subdirectory under CProxy's cache/intracache
directory. This may lead to the disclosure of sensitive
- Denial of Service Vulnerability
A possible hacker may crash the proxy while requesting arbitrary
local files, either by requesting an executable file or by
using a GET (as opposed to HEAD or POST) request.
See also :
Unknown at this time.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
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