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CVE-2020-35948 Detail


An issue was discovered in the XCloner Backup and Restore plugin before 4.2.13 for WordPress. It gave authenticated attackers the ability to modify arbitrary files, including PHP files. Doing so would allow an attacker to achieve remote code execution. The xcloner_restore.php write_file_action could overwrite wp-config.php, for example. Alternatively, an attacker could create an exploit chain to obtain a database dump.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/163336/WordPress-XCloner-4.2.12-Remote-Code-Execution.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/Hacker5preme/Exploits/tree/main/Wordpress/CVE-2020-35948 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://wpscan.com/vulnerability/10412 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/09/critical-vulnerabilities-patched-in-xcloner-backup-and-restore-plugin/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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