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CVE-2014-5465 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in force-download.php in the Download Shortcode plugin 0.2.3 and earlier for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/128024/WordPress-ShortCode-1.1-Local-File-Inclusion.html Exploit
http://wordpress.org/plugins/download-shortcode/changelog/ Patch
http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-download-shortcode-security-issue Patch Vendor Advisory
http://wordpress.org/support/topic/vulnerability-5 Patch
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/34436 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69440 Exploit

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:werdswords:download_shortcode:0.1:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:werdswords:download_shortcode:0.2:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:werdswords:download_shortcode:0.2.2:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:werdswords:download_shortcode:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.2.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5465
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/03/2014