jQuery-File-Upload Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability (Remote Check)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118310
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VPR Score: 8.4


The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a file upload vulnerability allowing remote code execution.


The version of jQuery-File-Upload running on the remote host is affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to gain access to the host in the context of the web application user.


Upgrade to blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload version 9.22.1 or later.
Additionally if using a branch of this project, contact the branch maintainer for a product security update.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118310

File Name: jquery_fileupload_rce.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/22/2018

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: webmirror3.nbin, http_version.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-9206

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:jquery-file-upload:jquery-file-upload

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2018

Exploitable With


Metasploit (blueimps jQuery (Arbitrary) File Upload)

Elliot (jQuery File Upload)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-9206