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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The slub_events (aka SLUB: Event Registration) extension through 3.0.2 for TYPO3 allows uploading of arbitrary files to the webserver. For versions 1.2.2 and below, this results in Remote Code Execution. In versions later than 1.2.2, this can result in Denial of Service, since the web space can be filled up with arbitrary files.

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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