|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-1096|
|Date Published:||7 Mar 2022|
|Last Updated:||Monday 07 March, 2022|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||WordPress Popular Posts Plugin versions up to and including 5.3.2|
|Vulnerability Description||An arbitrary file upload vulnerability exists in WordPress Popular Posts Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information: WordPress Popular Posts Plugin Arbitrary File Upload (CVE-2021-42362)