59001 : Apache Axis2 xsd Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-03-20
Days of Exposure
290 days

Description

Axis2 contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to access arbitrary files. The issue is due to the services applet not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (e.g., ../../) supplied to the xsd parameter. This flaw can potentially be used to disclose the contents of any file on the system accessible by the web server.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.5 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

The Apache Software Foundation
Apache Axis2
1.4.1

References

Tools & Filters

46741
5554

Credit

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