Check Point Advisories

WordPress Database Backup Plugin Command Injection

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0893
Date Published: 6 Aug 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 6 Aug 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Database Backup Plugin prior to 5.2
Vulnerability Description A command injection vulnerability exists in WordPress Database Backup Plugin. Successful exploitation results in the execution of arbitrary commands on the targeted device.

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 Database Backup Plugin Command Injection 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 Database Backup Plugin Command Injection

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