Vulnerability CVE-2008-0194


Published: 2008-01-09   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in wp-db-backup.php in WordPress 2.0.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, delete arbitrary files, and cause a denial of service via a .. (dot dot) in the backup parameter in a wp-db-backup.php action to wp-admin/edit.php. NOTE: this might be the same as CVE-2006-5705.1.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Multiple Vulnerabilities in Wordpress and other Web applications
3APA3A and MustL...
13.01.2008

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Wordpress -> Wordpress 

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-January/059439.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3539
http://securityvulns.ru/Sdocument755.html
http://websecurity.com.ua/1676/
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1502
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485786/100/0/threaded

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