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WordPress WP Attachment Export 0.2.3 Arbitrary File Download

WordPress WP Attachment Export 0.2.3 Arbitrary File Download
Posted Jul 15, 2015
Authored by Nitin Venkatesh

WordPress WP Attachment Export plugin version 0.2.3 suffers from an arbitrary file download vulnerability.

tags | exploit, arbitrary, info disclosure
MD5 | 61884083835c0ff7c7e1af528600520b

WordPress WP Attachment Export 0.2.3 Arbitrary File Download

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# Title: Arbitrary File Download in WP Attachment Export Wordpress Plugin
v0.2.3
# Submitter: Nitin Venkatesh
# Product: WP Attachment Export Wordpress Plugin
# Product URL: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-attachment-export/
# Vulnerability Type: Arbitrary File Download
# Affected Versions: v0.2.3
# Tested versions: v0.2.3
# Fixed Version: v0.2.4
# Link to code diff: https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1170732/
# Changelog: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-attachment-export/changelog/
# CVE Status: None/Unassigned/Fresh

## Product Information:

WP Attachment Export allows you to export your media library into a
WordPress eXtended RSS or WXR file. You can then use the Tools->Import
function in another WordPress installation to import the media library.

## Vulnerability Description:

The WP Attachment Export Wordpress Plugin v0.2.3 is susceptible to
Arbitrary File Download wherein anyone(unauthenticated user) could download
the XML data that holds all the details of attachments/posts on a Wordpress
powered site. This includes details of even privately published posts and
password protected posts with their passwords revealed in plain text.

## Proof-of-Concept:

Download attachment details:
http://localhost/wp-admin/tools.php?content=attachment&wp-attachment-export-download=true

Download Wordpress content details:
http://localhost/wp-admin/tools.php?content=&wp-attachment-export-download=true

## Solution:

Upgrade to v0.2.4 of the plugin.

## Disclosure Timeline:

2015-05-30 - Mailed report to developer
2015-05-30 - Updated v0.2.4 released
2015-07-14 - Publishing disclosure on FD.

## Disclaimer:

This disclosure is purely meant for educational purposes. I will in no way
be responsible as to how the information in this disclosure is used.


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