Knowledgeroot (fckeditor) Remote Arbitrary File Upload Exploit

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-05-05T00:00:00


-=[ Description ]=-

A security issue has been discovered in Knowledgeroot, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

Access to the enabled FCKeditor component is not properly restricted, which can be exploited to e.g upload files of certain types.

The security issue is confirmed in version Other versions may also be affected.

-=[ Solution ]=-

Restrict access to the extension/fckeditor/fckeditor/editor/filemanager/connectors/php/config.php script (e.g. via .htaccess)

To Proof This Concept , The Script Remote c0de available here: