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WordPress LifterLMS Plugin Arbitrary File Write (CVE-2020-6008)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0256
Date Published: 30 Apr 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Thursday 30 April, 2020
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-6008
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description An Arbitrary File Write vulnerability exists in the WordPress LifterLMS Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress LifterLMS Plugin Arbitrary File Write (CVE-2020-6008) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress LifterLMS Plugin Arbitrary File Write (CVE-2020-6008)

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