LifterLMS Plugin for WordPress < 3.37.15 Arbitrary File Write

critical Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112387

Synopsis

LifterLMS Plugin for WordPress < 3.37.15 Arbitrary File Write

Description

The WordPress LifterLMS Plugin installed on the remote host is affected by an arbitrary file write vulnerability that can allow the attackers to write and execute arbitrary PHP code on the server by changing their first name on their profile to PHP code.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to LifterLMS Plugin for WordPress 3.37.15 or latest.

See Also

https://research.checkpoint.com/2020/e-learning-platforms-getting-schooled-multiple-vulnerabilities-in-wordpress-most-popular-learning-management-system-plugins/

https://wordpress.org/plugins/lifterlms/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 112387

Type: remote

Published: 5/14/2020

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6008

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6008

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:lifterlms:lifterlms:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6008