43569 : WordPress /wp-admin/moderation.php page Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
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1 916 about 6 years ago almost 5 years ago 2 times 70%

Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-01-03

Description

WordPress contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to access arbitrary files outside of the web path. The issue is due to the /wp-admin/moderation.php script not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (../../) supplied via the 'page' variable.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Products

WordPress
WordPress
2.0.11

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-01-10 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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