Migration, Backup, Staging Plugin up to 0.9.75 on WordPress path traversal

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Migration, Backup, Staging Plugin up to 0.9.75 on WordPress (Backup Software). This affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-22. The software 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 software 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

The Migration, Backup, Staging WordPress plugin before 0.9.76 does not sanitise and validate a parameter before using it to read the content of a file, allowing high privilege users to read any file from the web server via a Traversal attack

The weakness was released 09/16/2022. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-2863 since 08/16/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1006 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 0.9.76 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Path traversal
ATT&CK: T1006

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Migration, Backup, Staging Plugin 0.9.76


08/16/2022 CVE reserved
09/16/2022 +31 days Advisory disclosed
09/16/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/19/2022 +33 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 168616
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-2863 (🔒)


Created: 09/16/2022 08:36 PM
Updated: 10/19/2022 09:31 AM
Changes: 09/16/2022 08:36 PM (40), 10/19/2022 09:29 AM (1), 10/19/2022 09:31 AM (11)
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