phpCollab up to 2.5.1 File Upload clients/editclient.php Request unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in phpCollab up to 2.5.1. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the file clients/editclient.php of the component File Upload. The manipulation as part of a Request leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-434. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 09/27/2017. The weakness was published 10/03/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-6090 since 02/18/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 5 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entry is available at 107379.



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

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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NVD Base Score: 8.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-434
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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MetaSploit ID: phpcollab_upload_exec.rb
MetaSploit Name: phpCollab 2.5.1 Unauthenticated File Upload
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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02/18/2017 🔍
09/27/2017 +221 days 🔍
10/02/2017 +5 days 🔍
10/03/2017 +1 days 🔍
10/03/2017 +0 days 🔍
11/21/2019 +779 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-6090 (🔍)
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Created: 10/03/2017 11:02 AM
Updated: 11/21/2019 01:41 PM
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