FreeBSD : punbb -- NULL byte injection vulnerability (e79876e4-5061-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 22491
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionCVE 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NOTE: this issue was originally disputed by the vendor, but the dispute was withdrawn on 20060926.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.