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Secunia Security Advisory 49538

Secunia Security Advisory 49538
Posted Jun 21, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been discovered in the Nmedia MailChimp plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 49538

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TITLE:
WordPress Nmedia MailChimp Plugin "abs_path" Remote File Inclusion
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49538

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49538/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49538

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-21

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49538/#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/49538/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49538

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:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Nmedia MailChimp plugin
for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to
compromise a vulnerable system.

Input passed via the "abs_path" parameter to
wp-content/plugins/nmedia-mailchimp-widget/api_mailchimp/postToMailChimp.php
is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can
be exploited to include arbitrary files from local or external
resources.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.1. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 3.2.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Charlie Eriksen via Secunia.

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:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


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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