Published:2007/09/06  Last Updated:2008/05/21

JVN#01913089 including HTML preprocessor vulnerable to directory traversal

Overview from including an HTML preprocessor contains a directory traversal vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • and earlier

Description, an open source web server application program from including an HTML preprocessor, contains a directory traversal vulnerability.


A remote attacker could, without authentication, view files on the server where is installed. This could lead to unintentional disclosure of file contents.


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Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes Vulnerable 2007/09/06


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2007.09.06

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required None - the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity Low - little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-site scripting)
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


yamagata21 of reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendors under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2007-000646

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