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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WordPress cache_lastpostdate Parameter PHP Code Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for cache_lastpostdate parameter PHP code injection vulnerability in WordPress

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to PHP code
injection.

Description :

The installed version of WordPress on the remote host will accept and
execute arbitrary PHP code passed to the 'cache_lastpostdate'
parameter via cookies provided PHP's 'register_globals' setting is
enabled.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2c5481e5

Solution :

Disable PHP's 'register_globals' setting.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14533

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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