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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Sourcecodester Online Covid Vaccination Scheduler System 1.0 is affected vulnerable to Arbitrary File Upload. The admin panel has an upload function of profile photo accessible at http://localhost/scheduler/admin/?page=user. An attacker could upload a malicious file such as shell.php with the Content-Type: image/png. Then, the attacker have to visit the uploaded profile photo to access the shell.

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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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