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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Mono Vendors:
Mono Discloses File Source Code to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017430
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6104   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 21 2006
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mono. A remote user can view source code on the target system.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted request appended with a space character (%20) to view the source of files on the target system.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


A remote user can also obtain the 'Web.Config' file.

The vendor was notified on November 30, 2006.

Jose Ramon Palanco discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can view source code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available via subversion.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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