Intrusion Prevention

WordPress.Plugin.Theme.Uploader.Arbitrary.File.Upload

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Arbitrary File Upload vulnerability in WordPress Core when upload plugin and theme.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs when handling a crafted file upload. It allows a remote attacker to upload an arbitrary file onto vulnerable systems via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

WordPress 4.9.7

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch or updates available for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2018-14028