WordPress File Upload <= 2.7.6 - Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Description
The plugin allows upload of file extensions that may lead to code execution, such as php4 or php5. 

Additionally, it allows an admin user to rename files and thus change the extension of uploaded files, leading to code execution. There is no CSRF protection for this.

The plugin also allows for the download of arbitrary files by an admin.

There are also a couple of XSS vulnerabilities.

Affects

Plugin wp-file-upload
fixed in version 3.0.0

References

URL http://software-talk.org/blog/2015/07/code-execution-csrf-xss-vulnerability-wordpress-file-upload-plugin/

Classification

Type MULTI

Miscellaneous

Submitter Tim Coen
Submitter Website http://software-talk.org/blog/
Views 287
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8070

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-07-02 (over 1 year ago)
Added 2015-07-03 (over 1 year ago)
Last Updated 2015-07-03 (over 1 year ago)

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