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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


An issue was discovered in Gurock TestRail An "Unrestricted Upload of File" vulnerability exists in the image-upload form (available in the description editor), allowing remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by uploading an image file with an executable extension but a safe Content-Type value, and then accessing it via a direct request to the file in the file-upload directory (if it's accessible according to the server configuration).

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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