OpenSID 18.06-pasca Article unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability was found in OpenSID 18.06-pasca and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component Article Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unrestricted upload vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-434. The product allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

OpenSID 18.06-pasca has an Unrestricted File Upload vulnerability via an Attachment Document in the article feature. This vulnerability leads to uploading arbitrary PHP code via a .php filename with the application/pdf Content-Type.

The bug was discovered 07/01/2018. The weakness was published 07/01/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-13038 since 07/01/2018. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1608.002 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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

Similar entries are available at 120157 and 120156.




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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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Advisory: 1177
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-13038 (🔍)
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Created: 07/03/2018 08:38 AM
Updated: 03/29/2023 03:41 PM
Changes: 07/03/2018 08:38 AM (54), 02/23/2020 05:28 PM (2), 03/29/2023 03:41 PM (3)
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