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Vulnerability of WordPress Photo Gallery: file upload

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can upload a malicious file on WordPress Photo Gallery, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Creation date: 27/01/2015.
Références of this threat: CVE-2014-9312, VIGILANCE-VUL-16059.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Photo Gallery 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 Photo Gallery, in order for example to upload a Trojan.
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This security vulnerability impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness bulletin is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, 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 beginner ability can exploit this security note.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Photo Gallery: version 1.2.8.
The version 1.2.8 is fixed:
  https://wordpress.org/plugins/photo-gallery/
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