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<glsa id="200605-16">
<title>CherryPy: Directory traversal vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
CherryPy is vulnerable to a directory traversal that could allow attackers
to read arbitrary files.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">cherrypy</product>
<announced>May 30, 2006</announced>
<revised>May 30, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>134273</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-python/cherrypy" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
CherryPy is a Python-based, object-oriented web development
framework.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Ivo van der Wijk discovered that the "staticfilter" component of
CherryPy fails to sanitize input correctly.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain arbitrary files from
the web server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All CherryPy users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-python/cherrypy-2.1.1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0847">CVE-2006-0847</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 27 May 2006 09:02:22 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 27 May 2006 09:02:32 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 28 May 2006 21:15:45 +0000">
DerCorny
</metadata>
</glsa>