WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin actions.php file upload

allwebmenus-actions-file-upload (72640) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, caused by the improper validation of file extensions by the actions.php script. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to upload a malicious PHP script, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of AllWebMenus Plugin (1.1.9 or later), available from the AllWebMenus Plugin Web site. See References.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-22-2012]: AllWebMenus < 1.1.9 WordPress Menu Plugin Arbitrary File Upload.
  • WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin Web Site: WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin.
  • BID-51615: WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin 'actions.php' Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-1010: Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in actions.php in the AllWebMenus plugin before 1.1.8 for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a ZIP file containing a PHP file, then accessing it via a direct request to the file in an unspecified directory.
  • CVE-2012-1011: actions.php in the AllWebMenus plugin 1.1.8 for WordPress allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions to upload and execute arbitrary PHP code by setting the HTTP_REFERER to a certain value, then uploading a ZIP file containing a PHP file, then accessing it via a direct request to the file in an unspecified directory.
  • OSVDB ID: 78502: AllWebMenus Plugin for WordPress wp-content/plugins/allwebmenus-wordpress-menu-plugin/actions.php File Upload Remote PHP Code Execution
  • SA47659: WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin 1.1.3
  • WordPress AllWebMenus Plugin 1.1.8
  • WordPress WordPress

Reported:

Jan 22, 2012

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