J-Security Center

Title: PHP-Nuke DownloadsPlus Module Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

Severity: MODERATE


DownloadsPlus is a module for the PHP-Nuke content manager.

The DownloadsPlus module of PHP-Nuke is prone to a vulnerability that lets remote attackers upload and execute arbitrary code because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input to the 'from=adddownload' action. This issue permits attackers to upload arbitrary files with '.htm', '.html', or '.txt' extensions.

An attacker can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on an affected computer with the privileges of the webserver process.

Note that to exploit this issue, the attacker may require valid login credentials.

Affected Products:

  • PHP-Nuke DownloadsPlus Module


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