WordPress Slider Revolution Local File Disclosure

OWASP 2013-A4 OWASP 2017-A5 PCI v3.2- CAPEC-252 CWE-22 HIPAA-22 ISO27001-A.14.2.5 WASC-33

The older versions of WordPress plugin Slider Revolution is vulnerable to file disclosure vulnerability. This vulnerability allows an attacker to download any file from the server remotely. This vulnerability will allow the attackers to steal the database credentials. This information from the server will compromise the website. Full Path Disclosure vulnerability enables the attacker to view and access the path to the webroot/file.

Example

The result from the following php code determine, if this web application has disclosure vulnerability:-

      <?php
         echo file_get_contents(getcwd().$_GET['page']);
      ?>

   

Impact

Using this attack, an attacker can:-

  • steal sensitive information.
  • get the access to the source code.
  • get complete access to the database.

Mitigation / Precaution

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