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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type

CVE-2022-3125

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

The Frontend File Manager Plugin WordPress plugin before 21.3 allows any authenticated users, such as subscriber, to rename a file to an arbitrary extension, like PHP, which could allow them to basically be able to upload arbitrary files on the server and achieve RCE

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

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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Advisory Timeline

  • Published