Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Resin Web and Application Server

Reported July 17, 2002, by Peter Gründl.

VERSIONS AFFECTED

  • Resin Web and Application Server 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 for Windows 2000

 

DESCRIPTION

An information-disclosure vulnerability exists in Resin 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 for Windows 2000 that can result in displaying the physical path to the Web root. By requesting certain disk operating system (DOS) devices, such as lpt9.xtp, an attacker can cause the server to display an error message with the path to Web root in the returned-error information.

 

VENDOR RESPONSE

 

The vendor, Caucho Technology, recommends that affected users download the latest build, which doesn't contain this vulnerability.

 

CREDIT
Discovered by Peter Gründl.

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