Check Point Advisories

WordPress File Manager Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-25213)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2020-0869
Date Published: 29 Sep 2020
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 29 Sep 2020
Industry Reference:CVE-2020-25213
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress File Manager Plugin prior to 6.9
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in WordPress File Manager Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview


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 File Manager Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-25213) 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 File Manager Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-25213)

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