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Secunia Security Advisory 50832

Secunia Security Advisory 50832
Posted Jan 3, 2013
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

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Secunia Security Advisory 50832

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
WordPress Google Doc Embedder Plugin Arbitrary File Disclosure
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50832

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50832/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50832

RELEASE DATE:
2013-01-03

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50832/#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/50832/

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=50832

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 Google Doc
Embedder plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious
people to disclose sensitive information.

Input passed to the "file" parameter in
wp-content/plugins/google-document-embedder/libs/pdf.php (when "fn"
is set to a valid value) 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 vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.4.6. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.5.4.

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:
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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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