WordPress 5.1.1 PNG File media-new.php exif_imagetype Path information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in WordPress 5.1.1 (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function exif_imagetype of the file wp-admin/media-new.php?browser-uploader of the component PNG File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Path). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

** DISPUTED ** WordPress 5.1.1 allows remote authenticated authors to obtain sensitive information via a modified PNG file to the wp-admin/media-new.php?browser-uploader Media Uploader feature, which reveals the full path in a wp-includes/functions.php exif_imagetype() error message, even when the "display_errors = Off" setting is used and wp_config.php has debugging disabled. NOTE: the vendor cannot reproduce this.

The weakness was released 03/31/2019. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-10675 since 03/31/2019. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/23/2020).

The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Name: Path
Class: Information disclosure / Path
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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03/31/2019 🔍
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04/01/2019 +1 days 🔍
05/23/2020 +418 days 🔍


Product: https://wordpress.com/

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CVE: CVE-2019-10675 (🔍)


Created: 04/01/2019 08:13 AM
Updated: 05/23/2020 10:39 AM
Changes: (4) software_type source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cwe
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