CVE-2019-1010257 Detail

Current Description

An Information Disclosure / Data Modification issue exists in article2pdf_getfile.php in the article2pdf Wordpress plugin 0.24, 0.25, 0.26, 0.27. A URL can be constructed which allows overriding the PDF file's path leading to any PDF whose path is known and which is readable to the web server can be downloaded. The file will be deleted after download if the web server has permission to do so. For PHP versions before 5.3, any file can be read by null terminating the string left of the file extension.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152236/WordPress-article2pdf-0.24-DoS-File-Deletion-Disclosure.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Mar/49 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/pdf-download-path-improperly-sanitised/ Third Party Advisory 
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9246

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-1010257
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
DWF