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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2612

Direct code injection vulnerability in WordPress and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via the cache_lastpostdate[server] cookie.
Publish Date : 2005-08-17 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2612

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wordpress Wordpress Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wordpress Wordpress Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wordpress Wordpress 8

- References For CVE-2005-2612
FULLDISC 20050809 (no subject)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2612

WordPress cache_lastpostdate Arbitrary Code Execution
This module exploits an arbitrary PHP code execution flaw in the WordPress blogging software. This vulnerability is only present when the PHP 'register_globals' option is enabled (common for hosting providers). All versions of WordPress prior to are affected.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : PHP

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