Check Point Advisories

WordPress File Deletion WooCommerce Plugin Privilege Escalation

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1093
Date Published: 18 Nov 2018
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 25 Nov 2018
Source:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WooCommerce plugin 3.4.5 and earlier.
Vulnerability Description A privilege escalation vulnerability exist in WordPress File Deletion WooCommerce Plugin. The vulnerability is due to a lack of validation in file deletion. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to 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 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress File Deletion WooCommerce Plugin Privilege Escalation protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress File Deletion WooCommerce Plugin Privilege Escalation

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