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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.8.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3890
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2017