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Home » Hacking News » Apache 2 for Windows php.exe Path Disclosure Vulnerability

Apache 2 for Windows php.exe Path Disclosure Vulnerability

by Nikola Strahija on February 9th, 2002 A path disclosure vulnerability exists in the default configuration of some beta releases of Apache 2. If PHP is also installed with default values, it is possible to submit a malicious request to the web server such that the full path of the PHP interpreter is disclosed.


A url of the form http://host/file.php/123 will result in an error message, including in part the path of the file php.exe.

Exploit: This vulnerability can be exploited with a web browser.

Remote: Yes

Vulnerable: Apache Group Apache 2.0.28 Beta


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