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Family: Remote file access --> Category: attack

Kiwi CatTools < 3.2.9 Directory Traversal Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Try to grab a file outside the tftp root

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote TFTP server is affected by a directory traversal

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Kiwi CatTools, a freeware
application for device configuration management.

The TFTP server included with the version of Kiwi CatTools installed
on the remote host fails to sanitize filenames of diretory traversal
sequences. A possible hacker can exploit this issue to get or put arbitrary
files on the affected host subject to the rights of the user id
under which the server operates, LOCAL SYSTEM by default.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Kiwi CatTools version 3.2.9 or later.

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

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