Secunia Research: LotusCMS Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

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                     Secunia Research 15/03/2011

 	    - LotusCMS Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software...................................................1
Severity............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software....................................3
Description of Vulnerability........................................4
Solution............................................................5
Time Table..........................................................6
Credits.............................................................7
References..........................................................8
About Secunia.......................................................9
Verification.......................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* LotusCMS version 3.0.3
* LotusCMS version 3.0.5

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately Critical
Impact: System access
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"State of the Art, flat-file, Content Management System."

Product Link:
http://www.lotuscms.org/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in LotusCMS, which can 
be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the "FileManger" module not properly
validating uploaded file types, which can be exploited to execute 
arbitrary PHP code by uploading a PHP file.

Successful exploitation requires "editor" access.

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5) Solution 

A fix is not currently available.

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6) Time Table
09/03/2011 - Vendor notified.
15/03/2011 - Vendor issues updated version supposed to address the
             vulnerability. However, the fix is ineffective.
15/03/2011 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not 
currently assigned a CVE identifier for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-18/

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