Umbraco up to 7.1.x umbracoSettings.Release.config PHP File unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability has been found in Umbraco up to 7.1.x and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the file Umbraco.Web.UI/config/umbracoSettings.Release.config. The manipulation as part of a PHP File 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. CVE summarizes:

Umbraco before 7.2.0 has a remote PHP code execution vulnerability because Umbraco.Web.UI/config/umbracoSettings.Release.config does not block the upload of .php files.

The bug was discovered 11/27/2014. The weakness was presented 08/27/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-10074 since 08/26/2018. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1608.002.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1369 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 7.2.0 eliminates this vulnerability.




  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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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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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Umbraco 7.2.0


11/27/2014 🔍
08/26/2018 +1367 days 🔍
08/27/2018 +1 days 🔍
08/27/2018 +0 days 🔍
08/28/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/04/2023 +1710 days 🔍


Advisory: cad06502235acabf7fb7dca779d2f78f08547e39
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-10074 (🔍)


Created: 08/28/2018 06:23 AM
Updated: 05/04/2023 04:16 PM
Changes: 08/28/2018 06:23 AM (58), 03/18/2020 01:29 PM (1), 05/04/2023 04:16 PM (5)
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