FreeBSD : phpbb -- NULL byte injection vulnerability (86526ba4-53c8-11db-8f1a-000a48049292)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Secunia reports :

ShAnKaR has discovered a vulnerability in phpBB, which can be
exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed to the 'avatar_path' parameter in admin/admin_board.php
is not properly sanitised before being used as a configuration
variable to store avatar images. This can be exploited to upload and
execute arbitrary PHP code by changing 'avatar_path' to a file with a
trailing NULL byte.

Successful exploitation requires privileges to the administration

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22502 (freebsd_pkg_86526ba453c811db8f1a000a48049292.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20347

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4758

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