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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 9/10


In Gin-Vue-Admin, versions from 2.5.1 are vulnerable to Unrestricted File Upload that leads to execution of javascript code, through the 'Normal Upload' functionality to the Media Library. When an admin user views the uploaded file, a low-privilege attacker will get access to the admin’s cookie leading to an account takeover.

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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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