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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

CVE-2020-4588

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

IBM i2 iBase 8.9.13 could allow an attacker to upload arbitrary executable files which, when executed by an unsuspecting victim could result in code execution. IBM X-Force ID: 184579.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • 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