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FileServer serves directories without trailing slash #12

SLaks opened this Issue Nov 20, 2012 · 2 comments

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SLaks commented Nov 20, 2012

If I have a FileServer with a default document in /folder/index.html, and I navigate to /folder, the FileServer will serve the contents of the default document.

This behavior is incorrect. The browser will resolve all relative paths as relative to the parent folder (/), since it thinks that folder is a filename.

The correct behavior is to serve a redirect to /folder/, which will then serve the default document as usual.

For security reasons, this should only happen if the folder has a default document; otherwise, attackers can discover arbitrary folder names within the document root.

SLaks commented Nov 20, 2012

I'll fix this.

sp commented Nov 20, 2012

Awesome - that's been on my wishlist for a while.

@sp sp closed this in b592bb4 Nov 20, 2012
@SLaks SLaks added a commit to SLaks/Styliner that referenced this issue Nov 29, 2012
@SLaks SLaks Remove trailing / handler after fixing capsela/capsela#12 886fab7
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