PT-2013-65: Sensitive Information Disclosure in Jetty
Version: 9.0.5 and earlier
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Sensitive Information Disclosure
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.0
CVE: not assigned
Jetty is a pure Java-based HTTP server and Java Servlet container.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Sensitive Information Disclosure vulnerability in Jetty on Windows.
The system does not consider that NTFS allows users to address files with extended syntax, while matching the requested resource URL with locations defined in web server configuration. This vulnerability allows attackers to obtain JSP script source code and to bypass access restrictions set for certain resources.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
20.09.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
30.09.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
27.11.2013 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Sergey Bobrov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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