Skip to main content

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


IBM Sametime Enterprise Meeting Server 8.5.2 and 9.0 could allow an authenticated user to upload a malicious file to a Sametime meeting room, that could be downloaded by unsuspecting users which could be executed with user privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 111893.

  • LOW
  • LOW
  • LOW
  • LOW
  • LOW

CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with dangerous type

'Unrestricted file upload with dangerous type' attacks involve an attacker uploading or transferring files of dangerous types to the server. The severity of such an attack depends upon the execution mechanism and the storage location of the uploaded file. Thus, it may range from simple defacement to arbitrary file execution, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published