CVE-2009-3890 Detail

Current Description

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the wp_check_filetype function in wp-includes/functions.php in WordPress before 2.8.6, when a certain configuration of the mod_mime module in the Apache HTTP Server is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by posting an attachment with a multiple-extension filename, and then accessing this attachment via a direct request to a wp-content/uploads/ pathname, as demonstrated by a .php.jpg filename.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-11/0142.html Broken Link 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-11/0149.html Broken Link 
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-11/0153.html Broken Link 
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11122 Issue Tracking  Vendor Advisory 
http://wordpress.org/development/2009/11/wordpress-2-8-6-security-release/ Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/15/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/15/3 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/16/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3890
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.