Netsweeper 4.0.8 AJAX File Manager unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability was found in Netsweeper 4.0.8. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component AJAX File Manager. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unrestricted upload vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to 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. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 08/21/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2014-9619 since 01/16/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1608.002.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 270 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 3.1.10, 4.0.9 or 4.1.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (105936) and Exploit-DB (37932). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 77517 and 106829.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.7
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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: Proof-of-Concept
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OpenVAS ID: 801810
OpenVAS Name: Netsweeper Multiple Vulnerabilities - Aug15
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Netsweeper 3.1.10/4.0.9/4.1.2


11/24/2014 🔍
01/16/2015 +53 days 🔍
08/21/2015 +217 days 🔍
08/21/2015 +0 days 🔍
09/01/2015 +11 days 🔍
09/19/2017 +749 days 🔍
06/13/2022 +1728 days 🔍


Advisory: 133034
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-9619 (🔍)
X-Force: 105936 - Netsweeper AJAX File Manager file upload

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Created: 09/01/2015 11:32 AM
Updated: 06/13/2022 08:39 PM
Changes: 09/01/2015 11:32 AM (55), 09/25/2018 12:57 PM (6), 06/13/2022 08:31 PM (4), 06/13/2022 08:39 PM (11)
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