WordPress user profile PHP code execution
|wordpress-user-profile-code-injection (26687)||Medium Risk|
WordPress could allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary code. A remote attacker could inject PHP code when registering or updating the user profile, which would be stored in the wp-content/cache/userlogins/ and wp-content/cache/users/ directories inside the web root.
Upgrade to the latest version of WordPress (2.0.3 or later), available from the WordPress Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 25 2006 - 14:01:39 CDT: Wordpress <=2.0.2 'cache' shell injection.
- BID-18372: WordPress Username Remote PHP Code Injection Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-2667: 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.
- GLSA-200606-08: WordPress: Arbitrary command execution
- OSVDB ID: 25777: WordPress User Profile Cache Injection Arbitrary PHP Code Injection
- SA20271: WordPress PHP Code Injection Vulnerability
- Gentoo Linux
- WordPress WordPress 2.0.2
May 25, 2006
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
For corrections or additions please email ignore thisxforceignore this@ignore thisus.ignore thisibm.comignore this
* According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall IBM be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.