Transposh WordPress Translation <= 1.0.8.1 - Remote Code Execution

7.2
Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type
CVE CVE-2022-25812
CVSS 7.2 (High)
Publicly Published July 22, 2022
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Julien Ahrens - RCE Security

Description

The Transposh WordPress Translation plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to remote code execution in versions up to, and including, 1.0.8.1. This is due to insufficient extension validation on the log file that can be created via the plugin. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with administrative level permissions and above to set the log file extension to .php and then update a setting to log PHP executable code to that file which can be used to achieve remote code execution.

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Vulnerability Details for Transposh WordPress Translation

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug transposh-translation-filter-for-wordpress (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.0.8.1

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