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cve-older | Level: Easy | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab |
The attacker might have user level access to the web application. However, this does not mean that the application can be used to download arbitrary files from the system.
In the exercise below, the attacker is authenticated to the web application and needs to find a arbitrary file download attack to retrieve sensitive files from the server.
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 Content Source Control Plugin (< 3.0.0) is vulnerable to Arbitrary File Download documented in CVE-2014-5368.
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