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Secunia Security Advisory 49822

Secunia Security Advisory 49822
Posted Jul 8, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

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Secunia Security Advisory 49822

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TITLE:
WordPress Front-end Editor Plugin Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49822

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49822/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49822

RELEASE DATE:
2012-07-06

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49822/#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/49822/

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=49822

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 Front-end Editor
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/front-end-editor/lib/aloha-editor/plugins/extra/draganddropfiles/demo/upload.php
script allowing the upload of files with arbitrary extensions to a
folder inside the webroot. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary
PHP code by uploading a malicious PHP script.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.2.1. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Sammy Forgit, OpenSysCom

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.opensyscom.fr/Actualites/wordpress-plugins-front-end-editor-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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