Directory traversal vulnerability in wp-db-backup.php in WordPress 2.0.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, delete arbitrary files, and cause a denial of service via a .. (dot dot) in the backup parameter in a wp-db-backup.php action to wp-admin/edit.php. NOTE: this might be the same as CVE-2006-5705.1.
Published 2008-01-10 00:46:00
Updated 2018-10-15 21:58:30
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversalDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-0194

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-0194
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2008-0194 2
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0194

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.01%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 82 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0194

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0194

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-0194

Products affected by CVE-2008-0194

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