WEB-MISC Compaq Insight directory traversal
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Directory traversal attacks usually target web, web applications and ftp servers that do not correctly check the path to a file when requested by the client.
This can lead to the disclosure of sensitive system information which may be used by an attacker to further compromise the system.
Information disclosure. This is a directory traversal attempt which can lead to information disclosure and possible exposure of sensitive system information.
An authorized user or anonymous user can use the directory traversal technique, to browse folders outside the ftp root directory. Information gathered may be used in further attacks against the host.
- Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches
- Upgrade the software to the latest non-affected version.