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CherryPy staticFilter Directory Traversal Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for staticFilter directory traversal vulnerability in CherryPy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server is prone to directory traversal attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running CherryPy, a web server powered by Python.

The installed version of CherryPy fails to filter directory traversal
sequences from requests that pass through its 'staticFilter' module.
A possible hacker can exploit this issue to read arbitrary files on the
remote host subject to the rights under which the affected
application runs.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CherryPy version 2.1.1 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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