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WordPress Adminer plugin allows public (local) database login


From: Summer of Pwnage <lists () securify nl>

Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 07:11:29 +0100


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WordPress Adminer plugin allows public (local) database login
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David Vaartjes, July 2016

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Abstract
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The Adminer WordPress plugin allows public login to the site's editor.
As a result this allows an attacker to connect to any database running
on the local host or on internal systems which are accessible from the
target WordPress server.

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OVE ID
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OVE-20160728-0001

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on the Adminer WordPress Plugin
version 1.4.4.

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Fix
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Currently no fix for this issue is available.

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Details
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https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/wordpress_adminer_plugin_allows_public__local__database_login.html

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goal is to contribute to the security of popular, widely used OSS
projects in a fun and educational way.

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