Welcart e-Commerce Plugin up to 2.8.4 on WordPress file access

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A vulnerability was found in Welcart e-Commerce Plugin up to 2.8.4 on WordPress (E-Commerce Management Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a file access vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-552. The product makes files or directories accessible to unauthorized actors, even though they should not be. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The Welcart e-Commerce WordPress plugin before 2.8.5 does not validate user input before using it to output the content of a file, which could allow unauthenticated attacker to read arbitrary files on the server

The weakness was presented 01/03/2023. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-4140 since 11/25/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1083 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 2.8.5 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: File access
CWE: CWE-552 / CWE-425
ATT&CK: T1083

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Welcart e-Commerce Plugin 2.8.5


11/25/2022 CVE reserved
01/03/2023 +39 days Advisory disclosed
01/03/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/27/2023 +24 days VulDB last update


Advisory: wpscan.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-4140 (🔒)


Created: 01/03/2023 08:05 AM
Updated: 01/27/2023 07:52 AM
Changes: 01/03/2023 08:05 AM (40), 01/27/2023 07:52 AM (11)
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