Descriptionbozotic HTTP server (aka bozohttpd) before 20100621 allows remote attackers to list the contents of home directories, and determine the existence of user accounts, via multiple requests for URIs beginning with /~ sequences.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs590298

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bozohttpd (PTS)wheezy20111118-1fixed
wheezy (security)20111118-1+deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[lenny] - bozohttpd <no-dsa> (Minor information leak)

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