Photo Gallery 1.2.5 File Upload unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability has been found in Photo Gallery 1.2.5 (Photo Gallery Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the component File Upload. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unrestricted upload vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-434. The software allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 01/26/2015. The weakness was released 08/28/2017 by Kacper Szurek (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-9312 since 12/07/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1608.002 for this issue.

A public exploit has been developed by Kacper Szurek in Ruby and been published even before and not after the advisory. It is possible to download the exploit at It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1021 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (35916).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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NVD Base Score: 8.8
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Class: Unrestricted upload
CWE: CWE-434 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1608.002

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Kacper Szurek
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MetaSploit ID: wp_photo_gallery_unrestricted_file_upload.rb
MetaSploit Name: WordPress Photo Gallery Unrestricted File Upload
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Recommended: Patch
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11/11/2014 🔍
11/11/2014 +0 days 🔍
12/07/2014 +26 days 🔍
01/26/2015 +50 days 🔍
02/12/2015 +17 days 🔍
08/28/2017 +928 days 🔍
08/28/2017 +0 days 🔍
08/29/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/16/2022 +1935 days 🔍


Advisory: 130104
Researcher: Kacper Szurek
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-9312 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 72620

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Created: 08/29/2017 09:08 AM
Updated: 12/16/2022 05:34 PM
Changes: 08/29/2017 09:08 AM (67), 11/10/2019 03:46 PM (7), 12/16/2022 05:34 PM (4)
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