Check Point Advisories

WordPress BackupBuddy Plugin Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2022-31474)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2022-0578
Date Published: 12 Sep 2022
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 12 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2022-31474
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress BackupBuddy Plugin versions to
Vulnerability Description An arbitrary file read vulnerability exists in WordPress BackupBuddy Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to access and read arbitrary file.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress BackupBuddy Plugin Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2022-31474) 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 BackupBuddy Plugin Arbitrary File Read (CVE-2022-31474)

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