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Remote code execution in Elementor Pro plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-05-11
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-434
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Elementor Pro
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Vendor Elementor

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Arbitrary file upload

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 9.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of file during file upload. A remote authenticated attacker can upload a malicious file and execute it on the blog.

This vulnerability is exploitable if users have open registration, hovewer in conjunction with a vulnerability in Ultimate Addons for Elementor (SB2020051119), it is possible to be exploited, even if the site does not have user registration enabled.

Note: The vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Elementor Pro: -, 2.9.3

CPE External links

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10214/
https://blog.nintechnet.com/zero-day-vulnerability-exploited-in-elementor-pro/
https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/05/combined-attack-on-elementor-pro-and-ultimate-addons-for-elementor-puts-1-million-sites-at-risk/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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