Nuggetz ajaxsave.php directory traversal

nuggetz-ajaxsave-dir-traversal (54699) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Nuggetz could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. If magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, an attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP POST request to the ajaxsave.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the pagevalue or nugget parameter to upload and execute arbitrary PHP files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.6
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Nuggetz (1.0.1 or later), available from the Nuggetz Web site. See References.

References:

  • Nuggetz Web site: Nuggetz.
  • Packet Storm Web site: Nuggetz CMS version 1.0 suffers from a remote code execution vulnerability.
  • CVE-2009-4315: Directory traversal vulnerability in admin/ajaxsave.php in Nuggetz CMS 1.0, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to create or modify arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the nugget parameter and a modified pagevalue parameter, as demonstrated by creating and accessing a .php file to execute arbitrary PHP code.
  • OSVDB ID: 60902: Nuggetz CMS admin/ajaxsave.php Multiple Parameter Traversal Arbitrary PHP Code Injection
  • SA37664: Nuggetz CMS "pagevalue" PHP Code Injection

Platforms Affected:

  • Nuggetz Nuggetz 1.0

Reported:

Dec 10, 2009

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