Ecartis pantomime security bypass file uploading

ecartis-pantomime-bypass-security (24220) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Ecartis (formerly Listar) could allow a remote attacker to bypass security, if the pantomim functionality is enabled. Email attachments are saved to the pantomime directory, which is in the Web root directory, when sent to the [listname]-request@[hostname] addresses. If the pantomime feature is enabled, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to place arbitrary malicious files on the server.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Ecartis Web site: ecartis: Modular Mailing List Manager.
  • listar-dev Mailing List, 2006-01-15 11:44:27: [EDev] Re: Potential vulnerability -- who to contact?.
  • BID-16317: Ecartis PantoMIME Arbitrary Attachment Upload Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-0332: Pantomime in Ecartis 1.0.0 snapshot 20050909 stores e-mail attachments in a publicly accessible directory, which may allow remote attackers to upload arbitrary files.
  • OSVDB ID: 22662: Ecartis pantomime Attachment Handling Arbitrary File Write
  • SA18524: Ecartis "pantomime" Functionality Attachment Handling Security Issue

Platforms Affected:

  • Ecartis Ecartis 1.0.0 20050909


Jan 19, 2006

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