This signature triggers when an attempt to traverse directories on the web server using "../.." is detected. This may be an attempt gain access to files and directories outside the root directory of the web server.
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Seeing a "../.." pattern in HTTP traffic may be normal for a particular application in your environment. Administrators should investigate these occurrences to ensure they are valid.
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