WP Fastest Cache up to on WordPress pathname traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in WP Fastest Cache up to on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-21. As an impact it is known to affect integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Directory traversal vulnerability in WP Fastest Cache versions prior to allows a remote attacker with administrator privileges to delete arbitrary files on the server via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was released 04/27/2021. The advisory is shared for download at jvn.jp. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-20714 since 12/17/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. The exploitation needs additional levels of successful authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.7

VulDB Base Score: 3.8
VulDB Temp Score: 3.7
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍



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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Current Price Estimation: 🔒


Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: WP Fastest Cache


12/17/2020 CVE assigned
04/27/2021 +130 days Advisory disclosed
04/27/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/02/2021 +5 days VulDB last update


Advisory: jvn.jp
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-20714 (🔒)


Created: 04/27/2021 04:31 PM
Updated: 05/02/2021 07:46 AM
Changes: (5) vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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