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coppermine -- Multiple File Extensions Vulnerability


Secunia reports:

Coppermine Photo Gallery have a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of file uploads where a filename has multiple file extensions. This can be exploited to upload malicious script files inside the web root (e.g. a PHP script).

Successful exploitation may allow execution of script code depending on the HTTP server configuration (it requires e.g. an Apache server with the "mod_mime" module installed).



portaudit: coppermine -- Multiple File Extensions Vulnerability

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