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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-7088

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in upload.php in PhotoPost vBGallery 2.4.2 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with an executable extension followed by a safe extension, then accessing it via a direct request to the file in a certain path. NOTE: this may be the same vulnerability as CVE-2008-0251, but this is not clear due to lack of details from the vendor.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published