103476 : BP Group Documents Plugin for WordPress bp-group-documents-settings.php file Parameter Remote Path Traversal File Location Manipulation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2014-02-18
Time to Patch Time to Exploit
4 days 145 days

Description

BP Group Documents Plugin for WordPress contains a flaw that allows traversing outside of a restricted path. The issue is due to the bp-group-documents-settings.php script not properly sanitizing user input, specifically path traversal style attacks (e.g. '../') supplied via the 'file' parameter. With a specially crafted request, an authenticated remote attacker can move arbitrary files to a readable location inside the uploads directory.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required, Web Related

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 1.2.2, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

lenasterg
BP Group Documents Plugin for WordPress
1.2.1
1.2.2 (not affected)

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