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Observable Discrepancy


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Joe Testa hellbent 01 allows remote attackers to determine the full path of the web root directory via a GET request with a relative path that includes the root's parent, which generates a 403 error message if the parent is incorrect, but a normal response if the parent is correct.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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CWE-203 - Observable Discrepancy

The product behaves differently or sends different responses under different circumstances in a way that is observable to an unauthorized actor, which exposes security-relevant information about the state of the product, such as whether a particular operation was successful or not.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published