ArchLinux: 201903-10: wordpress: directory traversal

    Date20 Mar 2019
    CategoryArchLinux
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The package wordpress before version 5.1-1 is vulnerable to directory traversal.
    Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201903-10
    ==========================================
    
    Severity: High
    Date    : 2019-03-18
    CVE-ID  : CVE-2019-8943
    Package : wordpress
    Type    : directory traversal
    Remote  : Yes
    Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-909
    
    Summary
    =======
    
    The package wordpress before version 5.1-1 is vulnerable to directory
    traversal.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Upgrade to 5.1-1.
    
    # pacman -Syu "wordpress>=5.1-1"
    
    The problem has been fixed upstream in version 5.1.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    None.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    WordPress through 5.0.3 allows Path Traversal in wp_crop_image(). An
    attacker (who has privileges to crop an image) can write the output
    image to an arbitrary directory via a filename containing two image
    extensions and ../ sequences, such as a filename ending with the
    .jpg?/../../file.jpg substring.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker with image-cropping privileges can write files to an
    arbitrary directory
    
    References
    ==========
    
    https://blog.ripstech.com/2019/wordpress-image-remote-code-execution/
    https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2019-8943
    
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