|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-1720|
|Date Published:||20 Nov 2023|
|Last Updated:||Monday 20 November, 2023|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| WordPress REST API 4.7|
WordPress REST API 4.7.1
|Vulnerability Description||An arbitrary file upload vulnerability exists in WordPress REST API. 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 REST API Arbitrary File Write (CVE-2017-1001000)