CVE-2008-5695

NameCVE-2008-5695
Descriptionwp-admin/options.php in WordPress MU before 1.3.2, and WordPress 2.3.2 and earlier, does not properly validate requests to update an option, which allows remote authenticated users with manage_options and upload_files capabilities to execute arbitrary code by uploading a PHP script and adding this script's pathname to active_plugins.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs510786, 513959

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u6fixed
buster, buster (security)5.0.10+dfsg1-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.4.2+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)2.3.2low510786, 513959

Notes

[etch] - wordpress <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
only the admin has manage_options capabilities by default and only editors
have upload_files capabilities
Only versions prior to 2.3.2 are affected according to the Debian maintainer

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