ArchLinux: 201902-18: hiawatha: directory traversal

    Date18 Feb 2019
    CategoryArchLinux
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package hiawatha before version 10.8.4-1 is vulnerable to directory traversal.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201902-18
    ==========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2019-02-16
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-8358
    Package : hiawatha
    Type    : directory traversal
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-900
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package hiawatha before version 10.8.4-1 is vulnerable to directory
    traversal.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 10.8.4-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "hiawatha>=10.8.4-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 10.8.4.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    In Hiawatha before 10.8.4 a remote attacker is able to do directory
    traversal if AllowDotFiles is enabled.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker is able to read arbitrary files from a hiawatha
    server.
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://www.hiawatha-webserver.org/changelog
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-8358
    
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