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CVE-2015-5482 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the GD bbPress Attachments plugin before 2.3 for WordPress allows remote administrators to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the tab parameter in the gdbbpress_attachments page to wp-admin/edit.php.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/132656/wpgdbbpress-lfi.txt Exploit
https://security.dxw.com/advisories/local-file-include-vulnerability-in-gd-bbpress-attachments-allows-attackers-to-include-arbitrary-php-files/ Exploit
https://wordpress.org/plugins/gd-bbpress-attachments/changelog/ Patch
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8087

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:dev4press:gd_bbpress_attachments:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5482
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016