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CVE-2006-4759 Detail

Current Description

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 NOTE: this issue was originally disputed by the vendor, but the dispute was withdrawn on 20060926.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/13/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that the attacker has Administrative rights.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from PunBB (09/28/2006)

PunBB 1.2.13 has been released to fix this vulnerability. The updated version is available at http://punbb.org/downloads.php.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://forums.punbb.org/viewtopic.php?id=13255
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-September/001041.html
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-September/001052.html
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2006-September/001055.html
http://www.security.nnov.ru/Odocument221.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/445788/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/446420/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28884

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:punbb:punbb:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4759
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018