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WWW Directory Traversal ../..

 
Signature ID: 3216/0
Original Release:S2
Release:S2 (download)
Original Release Date:2001 February 02
Latest Release Date:2001 February 02
Default Enabled:False
Default Retired:True
BugTraq ID:2932
Alarm Severity:Medium
Fidelity:85 

Description

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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Benign Triggers

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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