[Snort-users] WEB-MISC http directory traversal

Hicks, John JHicks at ...5857...
Tue Sep 17 08:57:02 EDT 2002

AFAIK there are actually 2 rules for this, 1 triggers on ..\\, the other on

The first is more of a concern imho than the second. If you see it's the
second, my experience says it's usually bad web coding producing relative
URL's like this: www.domain.com/../directory



-----Original Message-----
From: charella constansia [mailto:sharella at ...131...]
Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 11:24 AM
To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [Snort-users] WEB-MISC http directory traversal

Hi ,

I'm a newbie so please help me. I recently saw this
alert "WEB-MISC http directory traversal" What does it
mean. Do you know some links that will help me
understand it.


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