Double Choco Latte (DCL) upload functions could be used to read files

dcl-file-upload (9742) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Double Choco Latte (DCL) fails to properly validate if the file, file_name, file_size, and file_type of an image file were set by an upload or by a POST command. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read any file on the system that is readable by the Web server by tricking the Web server to process a local system file as if it were an uploaded file.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Double Choco Latte (20020706 or later), available from the Double Choco Latte Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Michael L. Dean Double Choco Latte prior to 20020706

Reported:

Jul 06, 2002

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