# Exploit Title: WordPress Front End Upload v0.5.4.4 Arbitrary PHP File Upload Vulnerability
# Date: 7/23/12
# Exploit Author: Chris Kellum
# Vendor Homepage: http://mondaybynoon.com/
# Software Link: http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/front-end-upload.
# Version:

Vulnerability Details

Plugin does not properly filter filetypes, which allows for the upload of filetypes in the following format:


Vulnerable hosts will serve such files as a php file, allowing for malicious files to be uploaded and executed.

In creating the uploads folder for this plugin, the code utilizes uniqid to add a unique string to the upload folder name in order to better hide it from direct access.



However, many WordPress installations allow direct access to the /wp-content/uploads/ folder, so simply look for a folder name beginning with 'feu_' to locate your upload.

Disclosure Timeline

7/13/2012 - Vendor notified
7/23/2012 - Version released
7/23/2012 - Public disclosure
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