WP PHP Widget plugin for WordPress wp-php-widget.php path disclosure

wpphpwidget-wpphpwidget-path-disclosure (80906) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

WP PHP Widget plugin for WordPress could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the wp-php-widget.php script to cause an error message to be returned containing the full installation path. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • Wordpress Plugin Directory: Wordpress plugins WP PHP widget .
  • CVE-2013-0721: wp-php-widget.php in the WP PHP widget plugin 1.0.2 for WordPress allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a direct request, which reveals the full path in an error message.
  • OSVDB ID: 88846: WP PHP Widget for WordPress wp-php-widget.php Direct Request Path Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • WordPress WordPress
  • WordPress WP PHP Widget plugin for WordPress 1.0.2

Reported:

Dec 31, 2012

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