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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Roundup Vendors:
Roundup '@@file' Input Validation Error Discloses Files on the System to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1010415
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 8 2004
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.7.3
Description:   An input validation vulnerability was reported in Roundup. A remote user can traverse the directory and view files on the target system.

Vickenty Fesunov reported that a remote user can supply a specially crafted URL using the '/home/@@file/' prefix to view file on the target system.

A demonstration exploit request is provided:

GET /cit/@@file/../../../../etc/passwd HTTP/1.0

The bug report is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (0.7.3, 0.6.11), available at:

The vendor has also issued a patch, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 12 2004 (Gentoo Issues Fix) Roundup '@@file' Input Validation Error Discloses Files on the System to Remote Users
Gentoo has released a fix.

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A patch is available at:


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