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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')


Severity High
Score 10/10


Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in ls/vw_snapshots.php in the VideoWhisper Live Streaming Integration plugin before 4.29.5 for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a file with a double extension, and then accessing the file via a direct request to a wp-content/plugins/videowhisper-live-streaming-integration/ls/snapshots/ pathname, as demonstrated by a .php.jpg filename.

  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-77 - Command Injection

A command injection attack involves injecting an operating system command through the data input, which gets executed on the host operating system with the privileges of the victimized application. The impact of a command injection attack may range from loss of data confidentiality and integrity to unauthorized remote access to the hosting system. The attack may cause serious data breaches and system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published