Directory traversal vulnerability in the zing_forum_output function in forum.php in the Zingiri Forum (aka Forums) plugin before 1.4.4 for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the url parameter to index.php.
Published 2014-04-04 14:55:05
Updated 2017-08-29 01:32:25
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-4920

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 67 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-4920

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2012-4920

  • 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.
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References for CVE-2012-4920

Products affected by CVE-2012-4920

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