Security Advisory 07-003 – Malformed Requests Result in Directory Path Disclosure.
Vulnerability discovery and development:
Portcullis Security Testing Services
Credit for Discovery:
Tim Brown & Paul Docherty – Portcullis Computer Security Ltd.
All known versions of Bandersnatch; this vulnerability was discovered for version 0.4.
Making a malformed request for the following URLs results in Bandersnatch disclosing its directory path. The latter case only occurs when the user is authenticated:
An attacker could use this to determine the structure of the computer on which it has been installed.
Exploit code is not required.
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