phpMyFAQ unspecified PHP file upload

phpmyfaq-php-file-upload (32573) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

phpMyFAQ could allow a remote attacker to upload malicious PHP files. If register_globals is enabled, an attacker could send a specially-crafted request to an unspecified script to upload a malicious PHP file, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system with privileges of the Web server.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.4
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of phpMyFAQ (1.6.10 or later), available from the phpMyFAQ Downloads Web page. See References.

References:

  • phpMyFAQ Download Web page: phpMyFAQ version 1.5.4.
  • phpMyFAQ Security Advisory: Remote code execution vulnerability in phpMyFAQ 1.6.x.
  • CVE-2007-1032: Unspecified vulnerability in phpMyFAQ 1.6.9 and earlier, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to gain the privilege for uploading files on the server.
  • OSVDB ID: 32603: phpMyFAQ admin/attachment.php Arbitrary File Upload
  • OSVDB ID: 50180: phpMyFAQ admin/editor/plugins/ImageManager/images.php Arbitrary File Upload
  • SA24230: phpMyFAQ Unspecified File Upload Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Thorsten Rinne phpMyFAQ prior to 1.6.10

Reported:

Feb 18, 2007

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