Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in admin/upload-file.php in the Holding Pattern theme (aka holding_pattern) 0.6 and earlier for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a file with a PHP extension, then accessing it via a direct request to the file in an unspecified directory.
Published 2015-02-11 19:59:00
Updated 2017-07-17 13:18:04
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-1172

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-1172

  • WordPress Holding Pattern Theme Arbitrary File Upload
    Disclosure Date: 2015-02-11
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a file upload vulnerability in all versions of the Holding Pattern theme found in the upload_file.php script which contains no session or file validation. It allows unauthenticated users to upload files of any type and subsequently execut

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-1172

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References for CVE-2015-1172

Products affected by CVE-2015-1172

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