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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2334 (1 public exploit)

wp-admin/admin.php in WordPress and WordPress MU before 2.8.1 does not require administrative authentication to access the configuration of a plugin, which allows remote attackers to specify a configuration file in the page parameter to obtain sensitive information or modify this file, as demonstrated by the (1) collapsing-archives/options.txt, (2) akismet/readme.txt, (3) related-ways-to-take-action/options.php, (4) wp-security-scan/securityscan.php, and (5) wp-ids/ids-admin.php files. NOTE: this can be leveraged for cross-site scripting (XSS) and denial of service.
Publish Date : 2009-07-10 Last Update Date : 2013-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceCross Site ScriptingObtain Information
CWE ID 287

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1871 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8072 unix
DSA-1871-1 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13072 unix
DSA-1871-2 wordpress -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12947 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2334

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.6.2 Beta 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.6.2.1 Beta 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.6.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.71-gold Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.72 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.72 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.72 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wordpress Wordpress 0.711 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0-platinum Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.1-miles Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.2-blakey Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2-delta Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2-mingus Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5-strayhorn Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Wordpress Wordpress 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.10 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.10 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1 Alpha 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1.3 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.1.3 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2 Revision5003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2 Revision5002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Wordpress Wordpress 2.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.2.5a Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.5 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wordpress Wordpress 80
Wordpress Wordpress Mu 21

- References For CVE-2009-2334

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1871
DEBIAN DSA-1871
http://wordpress.org/development/2009/07/wordpress-2-8-1/ CONFIRM
http://corelabs.coresecurity.com/index.php?action=view&type=advisory&name=WordPress_Privileges_Unchecked
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022528
SECTRACK 1022528
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/9110
MILW0RM 9110
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504795/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090708 CORE-2009-01515 - WordPress Privileges Unchecked in admin.php and Multiple Information
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00597.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8529
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00632.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-7701
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg00608.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8538
http://www.osvdb.org/55715
OSVDB 55715
http://www.osvdb.org/55712
OSVDB 55712
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00676.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-7729
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35584
BID 35584 WordPress 'wp-admin/admin.php' Module Configuration Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-01-28
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1833
VUPEN ADV-2009-1833

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2334

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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