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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs590298
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bozohttpd (PTS)squeeze20100621-1fixed

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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