Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos
CVSTrac chdir() chroot jail escape Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for CVSTrac version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host seems to be running cvstrac,
a web-based bug and patch-set tracking system for CVS.
This version contains a flaw related to the chdir() function
that may allow a possible hacker to escape the chroot jail. An
attacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to access files
outside of the web root.
***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the target
***** simply by looking at the version number(s) of CVSTrac
***** installed there.
Solution : Update to version 1.1.4 or disable this CGI suite
Threat Level: High
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