Affected versions of
augustine resolve relative file paths, resulting in a directory traversal vulnerability. A malicious actor can use this vulnerability to access files outside of the intended directory root, which may result in the disclosure of private files on the vulnerable system.
Proof of Concept
GET //etc/passwd HTTP/1.1 host:foo
No direct patch is available at this time.
Currently, the best mitigation for this flaw is to use a different, functionally equivalent static file server package.
publishedAdvisory publishedJan 23rd, 2018
reportedInitial report by Yasin Soliman (ysx)Jan 23rd, 2018