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Check Point Advisories

WordPress WP Mobile Detector Plugin Arbitrary File Upload

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0436
Date Published: 5 Jun 2016
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 15 Nov 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress WP Mobile Detector Plugin Prior Version 3.6
Vulnerability Description An Arbitrary File Upload vulnerability exists in WordPress WP Mobile Detector Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 WP Mobile Detector Plugin Arbitrary File Upload 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 WP Mobile Detector Plugin Arbitrary File Upload

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