Directory traversal vulnerability in download.php in the DB Backup plugin 4.5 and earlier for Wordpress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter.
Published 2014-12-31 22:59:05
Updated 2017-09-08 01:29:32
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-9119

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 11.64%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 95 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-9119

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

CWE ids for CVE-2014-9119

  • 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-2014-9119

Products affected by CVE-2014-9119

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