NextGen Gallery <= 2.1.10 - Unrestricted File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2015-9228
CVSS 8.8 (High)
Publicly Published December 23, 2015
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Sathish Kumar


In post-new.php in the Photocrati NextGEN Gallery plugin 2.1.10 for WordPress, unrestricted file upload is available via the name parameter, if a file extension is changed from .jpg to .php.



Vulnerability Details for Photo Gallery, Sliders, Proofing and Themes – NextGEN Gallery

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug nextgen-gallery (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.1.15, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.1.10
Patched Version
  • 2.1.15

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