Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   



Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   WordPress Vendors:
WordPress Lets Remote Authenticated Authors Upload Arbitrary Files and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025487
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 5 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.1.1 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WordPress. A remote authenticated Author user can upload arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote authenticated user with Author, Editor, or Administrator privileges can supply a specially crafted file extension ('.phtml.txt') to upload arbitrary PHP code that can then be executed.

The original advisory is available at:

MustLive reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can upload and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]

Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page

Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, LLC