WordPress Plugin Akeeba Backup CORE for WordPress Arbitrary File Upload (1.1.3)

Description
  • WordPress Plugin Akeeba Backup CORE for WordPress is prone to a vulnerability that lets attackers upload arbitrary files because the application fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to upload arbitrary code and run it in the context of the webserver process. This may facilitate unauthorized access or privilege escalation; other attacks are also possible. WordPress Plugin Akeeba Backup CORE for WordPress version 1.1.3 is vulnerable; prior versions may also be affected.
Remediation
  • Update to plugin version 1.1.5 or latest
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