eUpload passwordtxt file could allow a remote attacker to overwrite files

eupload-passwordtxt-overwrite-files (9733) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

eUpload could allow a remote attacker to overwrite files. The file 'password.txt' contains usernames and passwords in plain text in the CGI directory. A remote attacker could access the 'password.txt' file using a Web browser, and login with any user's account to manipulate files on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

File Manipulation

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • FTLS (Tyndiuk Frédéric) eUpload 1.0

Reported:

Jul 30, 2002

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