Snitz Forums avatar module file upload

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


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.


Gain Access


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


May 17, 2006

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