Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0196
Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in WordPress 2.0.11 and earlier allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in (1) the page parameter to certain PHP scripts under wp-admin/ or (2) the import parameter to wp-admin/admin.php, as demonstrated by discovering the full path via a request for the \..\..\wp-config pathname; and allow remote attackers to modify arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter to wp-admin/templates.php.
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal
Threat overview for CVE-2008-0196
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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2008-0196 2
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0196
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.46%
CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0196
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CWE ids for CVE-2008-0196
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: email@example.com (Primary)
References for CVE-2008-0196