[VIM] Webmin traversal - changelog

George A. Theall theall at tenablesecurity.com
Fri Jun 30 16:57:16 EDT 2006

security curmudgeon wrote:

> Multiple guess!
> a) Not properly fixed the first time
> b) Originally thought to be Windows only, then discovered works on Unix
> c) Completely seperate issues/scripts

The issue with 1.270 involves a failure to sanitize '\' characters in
simplify_path(), while that in 1.280 occurs because simplify_path() is
called before HTML entities are decoded. Sample exploit available on

theall at tenablesecurity.com

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