CVE-2008-4769

NameCVE-2008-4769
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in the get_category_template function in wp-includes/theme.php in WordPress 2.3.3 and earlier, and 2.5, allows remote attackers to include and possibly execute arbitrary PHP files via the cat parameter in index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1871-1, DSA-1871-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u11fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid4.5.3+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)2.5.1-1high
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch5highDSA-1871-2
wordpresssourcelenny2.5.1-11+lenny1highDSA-1871-1

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