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CVE-2015-20067 Scanner

Detects 'Unrestricted File Download' vulnerability in WP Attachment Export plugin for WordPress affects v. before 0.2.4.

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Level

High

Type

Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

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The WP Attachment Export plugin for WordPress is a tool used to export a website's attachments, such as images and videos, in an XML format. This allows users to easily transfer and migrate their website's content to a different platform or backup their files. The plugin is widely used by website developers and administrators to keep their website data organized and secure.

However, the WP Attachment Export plugin was found to have a serious security flaw, known as CVE-2015-20067. This vulnerability allowed unauthenticated users to download the XML data that holds all the details of attachments and posts on a WordPress site, including sensitive information such as usernames, password hashes, and other crucial data. If exploited, this flaw can lead to severe security breaches, data theft, and website hijacking.

This vulnerability can have serious consequences for website owners and administrators. Attackers can easily steal sensitive information and use it to gain unauthorized access to the website. They can also inject malicious code into the website, resulting in the installation of malware or the redirection of users to phishing sites.

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