Check Point Advisories

Wordpress Photo Gallery Plugin Unrestricted File Upload (CVE-2014-9312)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-0160
Date Published: 15 Feb 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 04 July, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2014-9312
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Wordpress Photo Gallery 1.2.5
Vulnerability Description An unauthorized file upload vulnerability has been reported in Wordpress Photo Gallery Plugin. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by uploading a file to a server running the vulnerable application. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Wordpress Photo Gallery Plugin Unrestricted 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 Photo Gallery Plugin Unrestricted File Upload

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