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security note 15542

WordPress Count-per-Day: file upload

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can upload a malicious file on WordPress Count-per-Day, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 27/10/2014.
Références of this weakness: VIGILANCE-VUL-15542.
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Description of the vulnerability

The Count-per-Day 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 Count-per-Day, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity alert is important.

The trust level is of type unique source, with an origin of internet client.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this security alert.

Solutions for this threat

WordPress Count-per-Day: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress Count-per-Day.
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