SE HTML5 Album Audio Player up to 1.1.0 on WordPress download_audio.php file path traversal

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A vulnerability has been found in SE HTML5 Album Audio Player up to 1.1.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the file download_audio.php. The manipulation of the argument file with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Directory traversal vulnerability in download_audio.php in the SE HTML5 Album Audio Player (se-html5-album-audio-player) plugin 1.1.0 and earlier for WordPress allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter.

The weakness was disclosed 06/17/2015 by Larry W. Cashdollar as 132266 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-4414 since 06/07/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (37274).




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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Advisory: 132266
Researcher: Larry W. Cashdollar
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-4414 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 75093 - WordPress SE HTML5 Album Audio Player Plugin CVE-2015-4414 Local File Include Vulnerability

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Created: 06/18/2015 10:02 AM
Updated: 05/21/2022 09:57 AM
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