Backupwordpress Plugin Writer.php bkpwp_plugin_path code injection

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A vulnerability was found in Backupwordpress Plugin (WordPress Plugin) (version unknown). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the file Writer.php. The manipulation of the argument bkpwp_plugin_path with an unknown input leads to a code injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-94. The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 11/01/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2007-5800 since 11/02/2007. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059 for this issue.

A public exploit has been developed by S.W.A.T. and been published immediately after the advisory. It is possible to download the exploit at It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:Writer.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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 (4593).




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Class: Code injection
CWE: CWE-94 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: S.W.A.T.
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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-5800 (🔍)
X-Force: 38212
SecurityFocus: 26290 - BackUpWordPress Bkpwp_Plugin_Path Parameter Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: 38478 - BackUpWordPress Plugin for Wordpress Writer.php bkpwp_plugin_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion
Vupen: ADV-2007-3744

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Created: 05/09/2016 02:54 PM
Updated: 08/17/2022 09:00 AM
Changes: 05/09/2016 02:54 PM (55), 12/23/2018 01:24 PM (7), 08/17/2022 08:58 AM (4), 08/17/2022 09:00 AM (1)
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