jQuery File Upload < 9.22.1 Arbitrary File Upload

high Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112456

Synopsis

jQuery File Upload < 9.22.1 Arbitrary File Upload

Description

According to its self-reported version number, jQuery File Upload is prior to 9.22.1. Therefore, it may be affected by an arbitrary file upload vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to gain access to the host in the context of the web application user.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to jQuery File Upload version 9.22.1 or later.

See Also

https://github.com/blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload/blob/master/VULNERABILITIES.md#remote-code-execution-vulnerability-in-the-php-component

http://www.vapidlabs.com/advisory.php?v=204

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112456

Type: remote

Published: 11/12/2018

Updated: 3/16/2020

Scan Template: api, scan, pci

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-9206