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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Mega Upload Vendors:   Dissanayake, Raditha
Mega Upload Filenames in Querystring May Let Malicious Users Overwrite or Copy Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011960
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 27 2004
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.4 - 1.44
Description:   A security issue was reported in Mega Upload. A remote user may be able to cause files to be overwritten.

The vendor reported that files to be uploaded are specified via the querystring. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL containing bogus pathnames that, when loaded, will cause files to be overwritten or copied.

The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.45), available at:

Impact:   A malicious user may be able to copy or overwrite files on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.45), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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