Show vulnerabilities with patch / with exploit

Arbitrary file upload in Comments – wpDiscuz plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-07-31
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-434
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
Comments – wpDiscuz
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor gVectors Team (A. Chakhoyan, G. Zakaryan, H. Martirosyan)

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Arbitrary file upload

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

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 attacker can upload a malicious file and execute it on the server.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Comments – wpDiscuz: 7.0.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4

CPE External links

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10333/
https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/07/critical-arbitrary-file-upload-vulnerability-patched-in-wpdiscuz-plugin/
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2345429/wpdiscuz

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



ImmuniWeb® AI Platform for Application Security Testing