Vulnerability CVE-2008-4767


Published: 2008-10-28   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the DownloadsPlus module in PHP-Nuke allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with (1) .htm, (2) .html, or (3) .txt extensions, then accessing it via a direct request to the file. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information. NOTE: it is unclear how allowing the upload of .html or .txt files supports arbitrary code execution; this might be legitimate functionality.

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9/10
10/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Php-nuke -> Downloadsplus module 

 References:
http://www.juniper.net/security/auto/vulnerabilities/vuln28919.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28919
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42007

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