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CVE-2012-2902 Detail

Description

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in editor/extensions/browser/file.php in the Joomla Content Editor (JCE) component before 2.1 for Joomla!, when chunking is set to greater than zero, allows remote authors to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a PHP file with a double extension as demonstrated by .jpg.pht.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/21/2012

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/434.html 'Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2902
Original release date:
05/21/2012
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/news/item/jce-21-released?category_id=32 External Source CONFIRM http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/news/item/jce-21-released?category_id=32
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51002 External Source BID 51002
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75671 External Source XF jce-joomla-file-file-upload(75671)

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