Directory traversal vulnerability in services/getfile.php in the Paid Memberships Pro plugin before 1.7.15 for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the QUERY_STRING in a getfile action to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.
Published 2014-11-28 15:59:09
Updated 2021-03-23 22:13:58
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8801

2.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 88 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8801

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-8801

  • 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-2014-8801

Products affected by CVE-2014-8801

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