Media Library Assistant <= 3.09 - Unauthenticated Local/Remote File Inclusion & Remote Code Execution

9.8
External Control of File Name or Path
CVE CVE-2023-4634
CVSS 9.8 (Critical)
Publicly Published September 5, 2023
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Pepitoh - PATROWL

Description

The Media Library Assistant plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Local File Inclusion and Remote Code Execution in versions up to, and including, 3.09. This is due to insufficient controls on file paths being supplied to the 'mla_stream_file' parameter from the ~/includes/mla-stream-image.php file, where images are processed via Imagick(). This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to supply files via FTP that will make directory lists, local file inclusion, and remote code execution possible.

Wordfence blocked 7 attacks targeting this vulnerability in the past 24 hours.

References

Share

1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug media-library-assistant (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.10, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.09
Patched Version
  • 3.10

Did you know Wordfence Intelligence provides free personal and commercial API access to our comprehensive WordPress vulnerability database, along with a free webhook integration to stay on top of the latest vulnerabilities added and updated in the database? Get started today!

Learn more

Want to get notified of the latest vulnerabilities that may affect your WordPress site?
Install Wordfence on your site today to get notified immediately if your site is affected by a vulnerability that has been added to our database.

Get Wordfence

The Wordfence Intelligence WordPress vulnerability database is completely free to access and query via API. Please review the documentation on how to access and consume the vulnerability data via API.

Documentation