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Vulnerability of WordPress WP Attachment Export: directory traversal

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can traverse directories of WordPress WP Attachment Export, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/07/2015.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-17406.

Description of the vulnerability 

The WP Attachment Export plugin 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 WP Attachment Export, in order to read a file outside the service root path.
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This security announce impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat is medium.

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 technician ability can exploit this computer vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress WP Attachment Export: version 0.2.4.
The version 0.2.4 is fixed:
  https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-attachment-export/
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