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Secunia Security Advisory 50834

Secunia Security Advisory 50834
Posted Oct 25, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in the Cimy User Manager plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50834

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
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TITLE:
WordPress Cimy User Manager Plugin "cimy_um_filename" Arbitrary File
Disclosure Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50834

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50834/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50834

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50834/#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/50834/

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=50834

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:
Charlie Eriksen has discovered a vulnerability in the Cimy User
Manager plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious
people to disclose certain sensitive information.

Input passed via the "cimy_um_filename" parameter to e.g. index.php
is not properly sanitised in the "cimy_um_download_database()"
function (wp-content/plugins/cimy-user-manager/cimy_user_manager.php)
before being used to read files. This can be exploited to disclose the
content of arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.4.1. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.4.2.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/615423/cimy-user-manager/trunk/cimy_user_manager.php

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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