Admin Word Count Column Plugin up to 2.2 on WordPress Phar Deserialization readfile path path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in Admin Word Count Column Plugin up to 2.2 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects the function readfile of the component Phar Deserialization. The manipulation of the argument path with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-22. The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 04/25/2022 as 166476. It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-1390 since 04/19/2022. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1006 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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

The entries VDB-32099, VDB-32388, VDB-32778 and VDB-35862 are pretty similar.





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Class: Path traversal

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04/19/2022 🔍
04/25/2022 +6 days 🔍
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04/29/2022 +4 days 🔍


Advisory: 166476
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-1390 (🔍)
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Created: 04/25/2022 09:52 PM
Updated: 04/29/2022 11:51 AM
Changes: 04/25/2022 09:52 PM (41), 04/29/2022 11:51 AM (1)
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