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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WordPress code/sql injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of WordPress

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains PHP scripts that permit for arbitrary PHP
code execution and local file disclosure as well as SQL injection
attacks.

Description :

It is possible to make the remote host include php files hosted on a
third-party server using the WordPress CGI suite which is installed
(which is also vulnerable to a SQL injection attack).

A possible hacker may use this flaw to inject arbitrary PHP code in the remote
host and gain a shell with the rights of the web server or to take
the control of the remote database.

See also :

http://www.kernelpanik.org/docs/kernelpanik/wordpressadv.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 7785

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Tenable Network Security

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