Arbitrary Command Execution

Affecting yoast/wordpress-seo package, versions <9.2.0

high severity

Overview

yoast/wordpress-seo is a Yoast SEO for WordPress.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Command Execution due to a race condition via the admin/import/class-import-settings.php path in unzip_file. A SEO Manager could perform command execution on the Operating System via a ZIP import.

Remediation

Upgrade yoast/wordpress-seo to version 9.2.0 or higher.

References

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Credit
gweeperx
CVE
CVE-2018-19370
CWE
CWE-94
Snyk ID
SNYK-PHP-YOASTWORDPRESSSEO-72648
Disclosed
28 Nov, 2018
Published
29 Nov, 2018