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WordPress custom-contact-forms Plugin SQL Upload

Disclosed
08/07/2014
Created
05/30/2018

Description

The WordPress custom-contact-forms plugin <= 5.1.0.3 allows unauthenticated users to download a SQL dump of the plugins database tables. It's also possible to upload files containing SQL statements which will be executed. The module first tries to extract the WordPress table prefix from the dump and then attempts to create a new admin user.

Author(s)

  • Marc-Alexandre Montpas
  • Christian Mehlmauer <FireFart@gmail.com>

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/http/wp_custom_contact_forms
msf auxiliary(wp_custom_contact_forms) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(wp_custom_contact_forms) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(wp_custom_contact_forms) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(wp_custom_contact_forms) > run 

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