Zero-day Vulnerability Database

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Arbitrary file upload in MoinMoin
CVE-2012-6081

Arbitrary file upload

The vulnerability allows a remote authenticated attacker to compromise system.

The weakness exists due to insufficient validation of the filename extension when uploading files twikidraw (action/twikidraw.py) and anywikidraw (action/anywikidraw.py) actions. A remote authenticated attacker with write permissions can upload and execute arbitrary file with executable extension.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
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The vulnerability was exploited to compromise Debian's wiki and Python documentation website in December, 2012. The exploitation's method used is based on an exploit from Pastebin.

Software: MoinMoin

The vulnerability was exploited to compromise Debian's wiki and Python documentation website in December, 2012. The exploitation's method used is based on an exploit from Pastebin.