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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4769

Original release date: 10/28/2008
Last revised: 08/26/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Directory traversal vulnerability in the get_category_template function in wp-includes/theme.php in WordPress 2.3.3 and earlier, and 2.5, allows remote attackers to include and possibly execute arbitrary PHP files via the cat parameter in index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1871
External Source: BID
Name: 28845
External Source: MISC
Name: http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/7586
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.juniper.fi/security/auto/vulnerabilities/vuln28845.html
External Source: XF
Name: wordpress-cat-directory-traversal(41920)

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-mingus
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-delta
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0-platinum
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5002
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2-blakey
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1-miles
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5-strayhorn
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71-gold
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.0
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:beta
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:rc1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:alpha_3
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:rc1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5003
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.7
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1:beta_2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2:beta_2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.711
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta1
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.4
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta2
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.6
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.3 and previous versions
cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5

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