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Secunia Security Advisory 50176

Secunia Security Advisory 50176
Posted Aug 7, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Vitamin plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50176

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TITLE:
WordPress Vitamin Plugin Two Arbitrary File Disclosure
Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50176

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50176/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50176

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50176/#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/50176/

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=50176

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:
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Vitamin plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose
sensitive information.

Input passed via the "path" parameter to
wp-content/plugins/vitamin/add_headers.php and
wp-content/plugins/vitamin/minify.php is not properly verified before
being used to display files. This can be exploited to disclose the
contents of arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.0.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/vitamin/changelog/
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/582232/vitamin

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.

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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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