Direct static code injection vulnerability in WordPress 2.0.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by inserting a carriage return and PHP code when updating a profile, which is appended after a special comment sequence into files in (1) wp-content/cache/userlogins/ (2) wp-content/cache/users/ which are later included by cache.php, as demonstrated using the displayname argument.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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