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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

CVE-2020-11811

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

In qdPM 9.1, an attacker can upload a malicious .php file to the server by exploiting the Add Profile Photo capability with a crafted content-type value. After that, the attacker can execute an arbitrary command on the server using this malicious file.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published