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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: infos

Yaws Remote Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Downloads the source of .yaws scripts

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by an informtion disclosure flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running the Yaws web server.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a source code
disclosure issue. By requesting a '.yaws' script following by %00, an
attacker may force the remote server to disclose its source code.

Since scripts may contain sensitive information such as login and
passwords, a possible hacker may exploit this flaw to obtain some
credentials on the remote host or a better understanding of the
security of the '.yaws' scripts.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to YAWS 1.56 or newer.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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