CSRF in File Manager plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-04-23 23:59:01 | Updated: 2019-04-24
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-16966
CVSSv3 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-352
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software File Manager
Vulnerable software versions File Manager 3.0
Vendor URL mndpsingh287

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site request forgery

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the HTTP request origin. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and perform arbitrary actions on behalf of the victim on the vulnerable website, such as upload or the delete files on the server

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://ansawaf.blogspot.com/2019/04/file-manager-plugin-wordpress-plugin.html
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-file-manager/#developers