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WordPress Plugin Google Document Embedder Arbitrary File Disclosure

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WordPress Plugin Google Document Embedder Arbitrary File Disclosure

Disclosed
01/03/2013
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits an arbitrary file disclosure flaw in the WordPress blogging software plugin known as Google Document Embedder. The vulnerability allows for database credential disclosure via the /libs/pdf.php script. The Google Document Embedder plug-in versions 2.4.6 and below are vulnerable. This exploit only works when the MySQL server is exposed on an accessible IP and WordPress has filesystem write access. Please note: The admin password may get changed if the exploit does not run to the end.

Author(s)

  • Charlie Eriksen

Platform

PHP

Architectures

php

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 exploit/unix/webapp/wp_google_document_embedder_exec
msf exploit(wp_google_document_embedder_exec) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(wp_google_document_embedder_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(wp_google_document_embedder_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(wp_google_document_embedder_exec) > exploit

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