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Geeklog FCKeditor Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to upload a file with PHP code using Geeklog's FCKeditor

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
an arbitrary file upload vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Geeklog, an open-source weblog powered by
PHP and MySQL.

The version of Geeklog installed on the remote host includes an older
version of FCKeditor that is enabled by default and allows an
unauthenticated attacker to upload arbitrary files containing, say,
PHP code, and then to execute them subject to the rights of the
web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Geeklog 1.4.0sr4 or later or disable FCKeditor as discussed
in the first vendor advisory above.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6

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