Intrusion Prevention

Nostromo.nhttpd.http_verify.Directory.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal vulnerability in Nostromo web server.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when handling a crafted HTTP. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to access local file on the systems, leading to possible remote code execution.

Affected Products

Nostromo version 1.9.6 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.nazgul.ch/dev/nostromo_cl.txt

CVE References

CVE-2019-16278