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computer vulnerability alert 14766

WordPress cnhk-slideshow: file upload

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can upload a malicious file on WordPress cnhk-slideshow, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins.
Severity: 3/4.
Creation date: 19/05/2014.
Identifiers: VIGILANCE-VUL-14766.

Description of the vulnerability

The cnhk-slideshow plugin can be installed on WordPress.

It can be used to upload a file. However, as the file type is not restricted, a PHP file can be uploaded on the server, and then executed.

An attacker can therefore upload a malicious file on WordPress cnhk-slideshow, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
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