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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5695

wp-admin/options.php in WordPress MU before 1.3.2, and WordPress 2.3.2 and earlier, does not properly validate requests to update an option, which allows remote authenticated users with manage_options and upload_files capabilities to execute arbitrary code by uploading a PHP script and adding this script's pathname to active_plugins.
Publish Date : 2008-12-19 Last Update Date : 2021-04-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
8.5
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5695

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wordpress Wordpress * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wordpress Wordpress Mu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wordpress Wordpress 1
Wordpress Wordpress Mu 1

- References For CVE-2008-5695

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4798
SREASON 4798
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5066
EXPLOIT-DB 5066
http://www.buayacorp.com/files/wordpress/wp-blog-option-overwrite.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/28789
SECUNIA 28789
http://www.buayacorp.com/files/wordpress/wordpress-mu-options-overwrite.html
http://mu.wordpress.org/forums/topic.php?id=7534&page&replies=1 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27633
BID 27633 WordPress 'wp-admin/options.php' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-31

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5695

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


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