CVE-2021-34638 Detail

Current Description

Authenticated Directory Traversal in WordPress Download Manager <= 3.1.24 allows authenticated (Contributor+) users to obtain sensitive configuration file information, as well as allowing Author+ users to perform XSS attacks, by setting Download template to a file containing configuration information or an uploaded JavaScript with an image extension This issue affects: WordPress Download Manager version 3.1.24 and prior versions.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Wordfence
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2021/07/wordpress-download-manager-vulnerabilities/ Third Party Advisory 

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   Reference acceptance level Wordfence  
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') Reference acceptance level Wordfence  
CWE-540 Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Source Code Reference acceptance level Wordfence  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-34638
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2021
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2021
Source:
Wordfence