Adning Advertising <= 1.5.5 - Arbitrary File Upload

Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2020-36705
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published July 7, 2020
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Jerome Bruandet - NinTechNet


The Adning Advertising plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to arbitrary file uploads due to missing file type validation in the _ning_upload_image function in versions up to, and including, 1.5.5. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to upload arbitrary files on the affected sites server which may make remote code execution possible.

Wordfence blocked 390 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.



Vulnerability Details for Adning Advertising

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug angwp
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.5.6, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 1.5.5
Patched Version
  • 1.5.6

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