Difference between revisions of "Relative Path Traversal"

From OWASP
Jump to: navigation, search
(How to Test for Path Traversal Vulnerabilities)
(Reverting to last version not containing links to s1.shard.jp)
 
(14 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 3: Line 3:
 
<br>
 
<br>
 
[[Category:OWASP ASDR Project]]
 
[[Category:OWASP ASDR Project]]
[[ASDR Table of Contents]]__TOC__
+
 
 +
 
 +
Last revision (mm/dd/yy): '''{{REVISIONMONTH}}/{{REVISIONDAY}}/{{REVISIONYEAR}}'''
 +
 
  
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
Line 14: Line 17:
 
See the [[:Category:OWASP Guide Project|OWASP Guide]] article on how to [[File_System#Path_traversal|Avoid Path Traversal ]] Vulnerabilities.
 
See the [[:Category:OWASP Guide Project|OWASP Guide]] article on how to [[File_System#Path_traversal|Avoid Path Traversal ]] Vulnerabilities.
  
===How to Review Code for Path Traversal  Vulnerabilities===
 
 
See the [[:Category:OWASP Code Review Project|OWASP Code Review Guide]] article on how to [[Reviewing Code for Path Traversal  |Review Code for Path Traversal ]] Vulnerabilities.
 
[[Category:FIXME|I do not see an article in the Code Review Guide]]
 
  
 
===How to Test for Path Traversal  Vulnerabilities===
 
===How to Test for Path Traversal  Vulnerabilities===
Line 28: Line 27:
 
== Description==
 
== Description==
 
TBD
 
TBD
[[Category:FIXME|need content here]]
 
  
 
==Examples ==
 
==Examples ==
Line 46: Line 44:
 
==Risk Factors==
 
==Risk Factors==
 
TBD
 
TBD
[[Category:FIXME|need content here]]
 
  
  
Line 66: Line 63:
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
TBD
 
TBD
[[Category:FIXME|need links]]
 
  
 
[[Category: Resource Manipulation]]
 
[[Category: Resource Manipulation]]
  
 
[[Category: Attack]]
 
[[Category: Attack]]

Latest revision as of 07:50, 3 June 2009

This is an Attack. To view all attacks, please see the Attack Category page.




Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 06/3/2009


Overview

This attack is a variant of Path Traversal and can be exploited when the application accepts the use of relative traversal sequences such as "../".

Related Security Activities

How to Avoid Path Traversal Vulnerabilities

See the OWASP Guide article on how to Avoid Path Traversal Vulnerabilities.


How to Test for Path Traversal Vulnerabilities

See the OWASP Testing Guide article on how to Test for Path Traversal Vulnerabilities.


More detailed information can be found on Path_Traversal

Description

TBD

Examples

The following URLs are vulnerable to this attack:

 http://some_site.com.br/get-files.jsp?file=report.pdf  
 http://some_site.com.br/get-page.php?home=aaa.html  
 http://some_site.com.br/some-page.asp?page=index.html  

A simple way to execute this attack is like this:

 http://some_site.com.br/get-files?file=../../../../some dir/some file  
 http://some_site.com.br/../../../../etc/shadow  
 http://some_site.com.br/get-files?file=../../../../etc/passwd 

Risk Factors

TBD


Related Threat Agents

Related Attacks

Related Vulnerabilities

Related Controls

References

TBD