FreeBSD : punbb -- NULL byte injection vulnerability (e79876e4-5061-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 22491


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


CVE 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NOTE: this issue was originally disputed by the vendor, but the dispute was withdrawn on 20060926.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 22491

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e79876e4506111dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/02

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4759