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Wordpress: CVE-2018-20148: Deserialization of Untrusted Data

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Wordpress: CVE-2018-20148: Deserialization of Untrusted Data

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/14/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/15/2019
Modified
08/12/2020

Description

In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, contributors could conduct PHP object injection attacks via crafted metadata in a wp.getMediaItem XMLRPC call. This is caused by mishandling of serialized data at phar:// URLs in the wp_get_attachment_thumb_file function in wp-includes/post.php.

Solution(s)

  • wordpress-upgrade-5_0_1

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