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Insecure file upload - Files Limit

Description

There is no limit to the number of files that can be uploaded to the system per unit of time, and uploading a new one does not delete the previous one from the server.

Impact

Upload large numbers of files over the upload limit size one after another, using up server storage resources indiscriminately.

Recommendation

Delete previous avatar files when uploading a new one, apply throttling.

Threat

Attacker from the Internet with valid session token to upload files.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 45 minutes.

Score

Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: L
  • User interaction: N
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: N
  • Integrity: L
  • Availability: N

Temporal

  • Exploit code madurity: X
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: X

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:X/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 4.3
    • Temporal: 4.3
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Score 4.0

Default score using CVSS 4.0 . It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: L
  • User interaction: N
  • Confidentiality (VC): N
  • Integrity (VI): L
  • Availability (VA): N
  • Confidentiality (SC): N
  • Integrity (SI): N
  • Availability (SA): N

Threat 4.0

  • Exploit madurity: X

Result 4.0

  • Vector string: CVSS:4.0/AV:N/AC:L/AT:N/PR:L/UI:N/VC:N/VI:L/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:X
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 5.3
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Medium

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Fixes

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