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Read excel Arbitrary File Upload Security Issue

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Release Date:  2010-01-08    Last Update:  2010-01-18    Views:  5,111

Secunia Advisory SA38083

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been discovered in Read excel, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The security issue is caused due to the upload.php script allowing the upload of files with arbitrary extensions to the excel folder inside the webroot. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a PHP file.

The security issue is confirmed in version 1.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Yozgat.Us

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