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Secunia Security Advisory 49610

Secunia Security Advisory 49610
Posted Jun 18, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Sammy Forgit has discovered a vulnerability in the LB Mixed Slideshow plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49610

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TITLE:
WordPress LB Mixed Slideshow Plugin Arbitrary File Upload
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49610

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/49610/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49610

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-18

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49610/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49610/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49610

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Sammy Forgit has discovered a vulnerability in the LB Mixed Slideshow
plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to
compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the
wp-content/plugins/lb-mixed-slideshow/libs/uploadify/upload.php
script improperly validating uploaded files. This can be exploited to
execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a PHP file with e.g. an
appended ".jpg" file extension.

Successful exploitation requires that Apache is not configured to
handle the mime-type for media files with e.g. a ".jpg" extension
(Configured to handle by default).

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Restrict access to the wp-content/plugins/lb-mixed-slideshow/gallery
folder (e.g. via .htaccess).

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Sammy Forgit, OpenSysCom

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.opensyscom.fr/Actualites/wordpress-plugins-lb-mixed-slideshow-arbitrary-file-upload-vulnerability.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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