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CVE-2008-4769 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the get_category_template function in wp-includes/theme.php in WordPress 2.3.3 and earlier, and 2.5, allows remote attackers to include and possibly execute arbitrary PHP files via the cat parameter in index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/7586
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1871
http://www.juniper.fi/security/auto/vulnerabilities/vuln28845.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28845 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41920

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71-gold:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.711:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0-platinum:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1-miles:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2-blakey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-delta:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-mingus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5-strayhorn:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:alpha_3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5002:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.3.3
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4769
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017