FCKeditor with PHPNuke connector.php File Upload

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2661


The remote host is vulnerable to a 'file upload' flaw.


The remote host is running FCKeditor plugin for PHPNuke. FCKeditor is a web-based document editor. This version of FCKeditor is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it verifies file extensions for file uploads. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to upload potentially malicious code to the web server that might, under certain circumstances, be executable via a remote HTTP request.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2661

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/02/28

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0613

BID: 12676