Vigil@nce - WordPress LineNity: directory traversal
April 2014 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can traverse directories of WordPress LineNity, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins
Creation date: 14/04/2014
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
The LineNity theme can be installed on WordPress.
However, user’s data are directly inserted in an access path. Sequences such as "/.." can thus be used to go in the upper directory.
An attacker can therefore traverse directories of WordPress LineNity, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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