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Security Advisory 05 – 010 – Directory Traversal Vulnerability and Cross Site Scripting Issue

Vulnerable System:

MediaPartner 5.0

Vulnerability discovery and development:

Portcullis Security Testing Service

Affected Systems:

Emotion MediaPartner Web Server Version 5.0 (5.1 not confirmed)


The MediaPartner 5.0 web-server is vulnerable to directory traversal. By specifying an HTTP request containing the string ‘../’ an attacker can gain access to files outside of the intended web-published file system directory.

The directory-browsing page generated by the directory traversal vulnerability is vulnerable to URL cross-site scripting vulnerability.


This allows an attacker to gain access to any file on the drive the web-published file system is installed to.
An attacker can craft a URL that contains malicious code. When a victim follows the URL the malicious code is executed by their browser.


No exploit Code required.





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