HomeSeer Allows Directory Traversal

Reported December 7, 2000 by SNS Research

VERSIONS AFFECTED
  • HomeSeer v1.4.15

DESCRIPTION

The Web server component of the HomeSeer software for X10 technology lets users traverse directories outside of the Web publishing directory. The problem stems from improperly-parsed directives (..\).

DEMONSTRATION

http://localhost:80/../../../autoexec.bat

VENDOR RESPONSE

Keware is aware of the problem and released an updated beta version 1.5.29 available at http://www.keware.com/kewarebeta.htm

CREDIT
Discovered by SNS Research

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