Check Point Advisories

WordPress User Manager Plugin Arbitrary File Upload

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0823
Date Published: 2 Jul 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 2 Jul 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Plugin WP User Manager 2.0.8
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file upload vulnerability exists in WordPress User Manager 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 R75 / R77 / R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress User Manager 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 User Manager Plugin Arbitrary File Upload

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