Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6178

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in editor/filemanager/browser/default/connectors/php/connector.php in FCKeditor 2.2, as used in Falt4 CMS, Nuke ET, and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by creating a file with PHP sequences preceded by a ZIP header, uploading this file via a FileUpload action with the application/zip content type, and then accessing this file via a direct request to the file in UserFiles/File/, probably a related issue to CVE-2005-4094. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Vulnerability category: Execute code
Published 2009-02-19 16:30:01
Updated 2017-09-29 01:33:00
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-6178

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 6.31%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 93 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-6178

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source

CWE ids for CVE-2008-6178

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
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References for CVE-2008-6178

Products affected by CVE-2008-6178

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