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phpMyFAQ < 1.6.10 File Upload Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to bypass authentication with phpMyFAQ's ImageManager plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
privilege escalation issues.

Description :

The installation of phpMyFAQ on the remote host permits for bypassing
authentication or escalating rights via the 'admin/attachment.php'
and 'admin/editor/tests/ImageManager/images.php' scripts. By
leveraging these issues, a remote attacker can upload files, possibly
even containing arbitary code, subject to the rights of the web
server user id.

Note that successful exploitation of these issues requires that PHP's
'register_globals' setting be enabled.

See also :

http://www.phpmyfaq.de/advisory_2007-02-18.php

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyFAQ 1.6.10 or later.

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:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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