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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


Microweber before 1.1 allows Unrestricted File Upload because admin/view:modules/load_module:users#edit-user=1 does not verify that the file extension (used with the Add Image option on the Edit User screen) corresponds to an image file.

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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

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