Snitz Forums avatar module file upload

snitzforums-avatar-file-upload (26546) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Snitz Forums Avatar MOD could allow a remote attacker to upload malicious ASP files. A remote attacker with administrator access on the forum, could bypass security restrictions and use the avatar_upload.asp function to upload a malicious ASP file from a remote system, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system with the privileges of the Web server.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the Snitz Forums Web site for patch information. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed May 17 2006 - 17:50:08 CDT : CodeScan Advisory: Avatar MOD v1.3 for Snitz Forums v3.4 - Arbitrary File Upload.
  • Snitz Forums 2000 Web site: Snitz Forums 2000.
  • BID-18014: Snitz Forums Avatar Mod Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2530: avatar_upload.asp in Avatar MOD 1.3 for Snitz Forums 3.4, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to bypass file type checks and upload arbitrary files via a null byte in the file name, as discovered by the Codescan product.
  • OSVDB ID: 25619: Snitz Forums Avatar Mod avatar_upload.asp Arbitrary File Upload
  • SA20148: Snitz Forums Avatar Mod Module Avatar Upload Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Snitz Avatar MOD for Snitz Forums 2000 1.3
  • Snitz Snitz Forums 2000 3.4

Reported:

May 17, 2006

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