WooCommerce <= 3.4.5 - Authenticated File Deletion to Privilege Escalation



Description
Attackers in control of a user with the shop manager role can delete certain files on the server and then take over any victim account.

Affects Plugin

fixed in version 3.4.6

References

CVE 2018-20714
URL https://blog.ripstech.com/2018/wordpress-design-flaw-leads-to-woocommerce-rce/
URL https://woocommerce.wordpress.com/2018/10/11/woocommerce-3-4-6-security-fix-release-notes/
URL https://www.ripstech.com/php-security-calendar-2018/

Classification

Type PRIVESC

Miscellaneous

Original Researcher Simon Scannell (RIPS Technologies)
Submitter Simon Scannell
Submitter Website https://ripstech.com
Submitter Twitter @scannell_simon
Views 5554
Verified No
WPVDB ID 9143

Timeline

Publicly Published 2018-10-11 (7 months ago)
Added 2018-11-07 (7 months ago)
Last Updated 2019-01-15 (4 months ago)

Copyright & License

Copyright All data and resources contained within this page and this web site is Copyright © The WPScan Team.
License Some of this data may be used for non-commercial purposes, however, any potential commercial usage of this data will require a license. If you would like to inquire about a commercial license please contact us.