76918 : Mahara Overly Large Image Handling Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-11-03
Time to Patch
168 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-2772" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The get_dataroot_image_path function in lib/file.php in Mahara before 1.4.1 does not properly validate uploaded image files, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a (1) large or (2) invalid image.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.4.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Mahara
Mahara
1.4.0

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-11-15 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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