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Rule:
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Sid:
2153

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Summary:
This event is generated when a remote user attempts to access autohtml.php on a web server. This may indicate an attempt to exploit a directory traversal vulnerability in PHP-Proxima, a web site portal application.

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Impact:
Information gathering.

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Detailed Information:
This event may indicate an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the autohtml.php script within PHP-Proxima. An attacker can use directory traversal techniques when accessing autohtml.php to view hidden files and directories on the web server with the access privileges of the server. 

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Affected Systems:
Any server running PHP-Proxima.

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Attack Scenarios:
An attacker can use directory traversal techniques when executing autohtml.php to view directories and files on the web server.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple. A proof of concept exists.

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False Positives:
None known.

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False Negatives:
None known.

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Corrective Action:
Comment out or remove the "include("autohtml/$name");" line from the autohtml.php script.

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Sourcefire Technical Publications Team
Jen Harvey <jennifer.harvey@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

Bugtraq
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7598

Nessus
http://cgi.nessus.org/plugins/dump.php3?id=11630

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