FreeBSD : coppermine -- Multiple File Extensions Vulnerability (0b628470-e9a6-11da-b9f4-00123ffe8333)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21585


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


Secunia reports :

Coppermine Photo Gallery have a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of file uploads where a filename has multiple file extensions. This can be exploited to upload malicious script files inside the web root (e.g. a PHP script).

Successful exploitation may allow execution of script code depending on the HTTP server configuration (it requires e.g. an Apache server with the 'mod_mime' module installed).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21585

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0b628470e9a611dab9f400123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:coppermine, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/05/22

Reference Information

Secunia: 20211