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TWiki filename Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to read a local file with TWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a Perl script that is prone to a
directory traversal attack.

Description :

The version of TWiki on the remote host allows directory traversal
sequences in the 'filename' parameter in the 'viewfile' function of
'lib/TWiki/UI/'. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage this
flaw to view arbitrary files on the remote host subject to the
rights of the web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Apply Hotfix 3 for TWiki-4.0.4.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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