File read in Velocity web-server

Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-08-028 Application: Velocity web-server (a part of Velocity Security Management System) Versions Affected: Old version 1.0 Vendor URL: Bugs: Directory traversal File Download Exploits: YES Reported: 03.03.2008 Second report: 14.03.2008 Vendor response: 14.03.2008 Solution: No updates for this Version. Download new version. Date of Public Advisory: 16.07.2008 Authors: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Description *********** Velocity web-server has critical directory traversal vulnerability Details ******* Directory traversal vulnerability find in Velocity web-server Attacker can exploit this by sending a url with url directory traversal Example: http://[server]:[port]/../../../../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd Fix Information *************** Version 1.0 is very old and dont have updates. If you have this version please it Download the last version on About ***** Digital Security is leading IT security company in Russia, providing information security consulting, audit and penetration testing services, risk analysis and ISMS-related services and certification for ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and PCI DSS standards. Digital Security Research Group focuses on web application and database security problems with vulnerability reports, advisories and whitepapers posted regularly on our website. Contact: research [at] dsec [dot] ru (in Russian) Polyakov Alexandr Information Security Analyst


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