The issue resides in the “manage versions” feature implemented in Google Drive allows users to upload and manage different versions of a file and in the interface that allows users
to provides a new version of the files to the users. The “manage versions” feature was designed to allow Google Drive users to update an older version of a file with a new one having the same file extension, unfortunately, this is not true. The researchers,
discovered that the functionally allows users to upload a new version with any file extension for any file stored on Google Drive, allowing the upload of malicious executables.
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