Advanced Custom Fields Plugin for WordPress 'acf_abspath' Parameter Remote File Inclusion

high Nessus Plugin ID 63326
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Synopsis

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is afffected by a remote file inclusion attack.

Description

The version of the Advanced Custom Fields plugin for WordPress installed on the remote host fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input to the 'acf_abspath' parameter of its 'core/actions/export.php' script. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this issue to view arbitrary files or execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party hosts, on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to Advanced Custom Fields version 3.5.2 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?91911f17

http://www.advancedcustomfields.com/to-do/#3.5.2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63326

File Name: wordpress_advanced_custom_fields_rfi.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 12/21/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: wordpress_detect.nasl, os_fingerprint.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress

Required KB Items: installed_sw/WordPress, www/PHP

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2012

Exploitable With

Metasploit (WordPress Plugin Advanced Custom Fields Remote File Inclusion)

Elliot (WordPress Advanced Custom Fields 3.5.1 RFI)

Reference Information

BID: 56528