PHP rfc1867.c $_FILES Array Crafted MIME Header Arbitrary File Upload

Low Nessus Plugin ID 14770

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VPR Score: 3.6


Arbitrary files may be uploaded on the remote host.


The remote host is running a version of PHP that is older than 4.3.9 or 5.0.2.

The remote version of this software is affected by an unspecified file upload vulnerability that could allow a local attacker to upload arbitrary files to the server.

** This flaw can only be exploited locally.


Upgrade to PHP 4.3.9 or 5.0.2 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 14770

File Name: php_arbitrary_file_upload.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2004/09/17

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 48243

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0959

BID: 11190

RHSA: 2004:687