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punbb -- NULL byte injection vulnerability

Affected packages
punbb < 1.2.13


VuXML ID e79876e4-5061-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df
Discovery 2006-09-13
Entry 2006-09-30

CVE Mitre reports:

PunBB 1.2.12 does not properly handle an avatar directory pathname ending in %00, which allows remote authenticated administrative users to upload arbitrary files and execute code, as demonstrated by a query to admin_options.php with an avatars_dir parameter ending in %00. NOTE: this issue was originally disputed by the vendor, but the dispute was withdrawn on 20060926.


CVE Name CVE-2006-4759