National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability

CVE-2006-2743 Detail


Drupal 4.6.x before 4.6.7 and 4.7.0, when running on Apache with mod_mime, does not properly handle files with multiple extensions, which allows remote attackers to upload, modify, or execute arbitrary files in the files directory.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/01/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
Original release date:
Last revised:


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
Exploitability Subscore:
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that the "mod_mime" module is installed in Apache, and that a " .htaccess" file has not been used to restrict access to the directory. This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Drupal, Drupal, 4.7.1 Drupal, Drupal, 4.6.7

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-1125 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060602 [DRUPAL-SA-2006-006] Drupal 4.6.7 / 4.7.1 fixes arbitrary file execution issue External Source BID 18245 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-1975 External Source XF drupal-files-script-execution(26655) External Source EXPLOIT-DB 1821

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History 4 change records found - show changes