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cve-2016 | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
In this exercise, the attacker has admin access already so there is nothing more to be done. However, looks like the admin access does lead to a LFI attack which in turn lead to Denial of Service. So you can try to find this LFI vulnerability as purely academic exercise.
WordPress is a free and open source full-featured CMS for hosting blogs and web portals. It is based on PHP and MySQL. It is one of the most popular CMS.
WordPress (4.5.3) is vulnerable to Denial of Service caused by exploiting Directory Traversal documented in CVE-2016-6896.
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