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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Geeklog FCKeditor Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to upload a file with PHP code using Geeklog's FCKeditor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
an arbitrary file upload vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Geeklog, an open-source weblog powered by
PHP and MySQL.

The version of Geeklog installed on the remote host includes an older
version of FCKeditor that is enabled by default and permits an
unauthenticated attacker to upload arbitrary files containing, say,
PHP code, and then to execute them subject to the rights of the
web server user id.

See also :

http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/1964
http://www.geeklog.net/article.php/exploit-for-fckeditor-filemanager
http://www.geeklog.net/article.php/geeklog-1.4.0sr4

Solution :

Upgrade to Geeklog 1.4.0sr4 or later or disable FCKeditor as discussed
in the first vendor advisory above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18767

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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