FreeBSD : punbb -- NULL byte injection vulnerability (e79876e4-5061-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

CVE Mitre reports :

PunBB 1.2.12 does not properly handle an avatar directory pathname
ending in %00, which allows remote authenticated administrative users
to upload arbitrary files and execute code, as demonstrated by a query
to admin_options.php with an avatars_dir parameter ending in %00.
NOTE: this issue was originally disputed by the vendor, but the
dispute was withdrawn on 20060926.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22491 (freebsd_pkg_e79876e4506111dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4759

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