Directory Traversal, or path traversal, is a vulnerability in web applications that can allow an attacker to access files which they should not be able to. Such as files outside of the application web root.
Got a path/directory traversal or file disclosure vulnerability on a Windows-server and need to know some interesting files to hunt for? I’ve got you covered Know any more good files to look for? Let me know! Are you on a Linux server? Try this one instead: Path Traversal Cheat Sheet: Linux