Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> WordPress code/sql injection


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

Cables, Connectors

Fortinet FortiGate 111C Network Firewall Security Appliance FG-111C w/ brackets
$99.95
Fortinet FortiGate 111C Network Firewall Security Appliance FG-111C w/ brackets pictureDraytek Vigor 2760N VDSL2/ADSL2+ 802.11n Firewall Router
$305.6
Draytek Vigor 2760N VDSL2/ADSL2+ 802.11n Firewall Router pictureDraytek Vigor 2860 VDSL2/ADSL2+ Gbit WAN VPN Firewall Router
$363.72
Draytek Vigor 2860 VDSL2/ADSL2+ Gbit WAN VPN Firewall Router pictureCISCO ASA5515-K9 Security Appliance Firewall
$1098.0
CISCO ASA5515-K9 Security Appliance Firewall picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.