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Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 18:39:18 +0100
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE Request -- yaws -- Directory traversal flaw

Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,

   a directory traversal flaw was found in the way yaws, web server
for dynamic content written in Erlang, processed certain URLs. A
remote, authenticated yaws user could use this flaw to obtain content
of arbitrary local file, available to the yaws server user via
specially-crafted URL request.

References:
[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=650009
[2] https://github.com/klacke/yaws/issues/69
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757181

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

P.S.: As of right now, according to [2], there doesn't seem
       to be an upstream patch for this issue available yet.

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