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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

CVE-2016-10958

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The estatik plugin before 2.3.0 for WordPress has unauthenticated arbitrary file upload via es_media_images[] to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with dangerous type

'Unrestricted file upload with dangerous type' attacks involve an attacker uploading or transferring files of dangerous types to the server. The severity of such an attack depends upon the execution mechanism and the storage location of the uploaded file. Thus, it may range from simple defacement to arbitrary file execution, and complete system takeover.

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