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DGNews "upprocess.php" File Upload Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-05-30    Last Update:  2006-06-07    Views:  7,675

Secunia Advisory SA20340

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


r0t has discovered a vulnerability in DGNews, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

Due to improper checks of file extensions in admin/upprocess.php it is possible to upload arbitrary files to the "img" directory. This can e.g. be exploited to upload and execute malicious PHP scripts.

Successful exploitation requires access to the administration section.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.5. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Grant only trusted users access to the administration section.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
r0t

Original Advisory:
http://pridels.blogspot.com/2006/05/dgnews-v-15-file-upload-vuln.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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