Download Manager Plugin up to 3.2.49 on WordPress file[package_dir] deserialization

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Download Manager Plugin up to 3.2.49 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument file[package_dir] with an unknown input leads to a deserialization vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-502. The application deserializes untrusted data without sufficiently verifying that the resulting data will be valid. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The Download Manager plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to deserialization of untrusted input via the 'file[package_dir]' parameter in versions up to, and including 3.2.49. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor privileges and above to call files using a PHAR wrapper that will deserialize the data and call arbitrary PHP Objects that can be used to perform a variety of malicious actions granted a POP chain is also present. It also requires that the attacker is successful in uploading a file with the serialized payload.

The weakness was disclosed 09/07/2022. The advisory is available at wordfence.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-2436 since 07/15/2022. 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 10/13/2022).

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: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.1
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Class: Deserialization
CWE: CWE-502 / CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

07/15/2022 CVE reserved
09/07/2022 +54 days Advisory disclosed
09/07/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/13/2022 +36 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: wordfence.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-2436 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 09/07/2022 08:21 AM
Updated: 10/13/2022 11:20 AM
Changes: 09/07/2022 08:21 AM (39), 10/13/2022 11:20 AM (12)
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