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Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:07:49 -0400
From: "Larry W. Cashdollar" <>
To: Open Source Security <>
Subject: Remote file download vulnerability in download-zip-attachments v1.0

Title: Remote file download vulnerability in download-zip-attachments v1.0
Author: Larry W. Cashdollar, @_larry0
Date: 2015-06-10
Download Site:
Vendor: rivenvirus
Vendor Notified: 2015-06-15
Vendor Contact:
Download all attachments from the post into a zip file.

from download-zip-attachments/download.php makes no checks to verify the download path is with in the specified upload directory.

if(isset($_REQUEST['File']) && !empty($_REQUEST['File'])){
   define('WP_USE_THEMES', false);
   require "create_zip_file.php";
   $uploads = wp_upload_dir(); 
   $tmp_location = $uploads['path']."/".$_REQUEST['File'];
   //echo $tmp_location;
   $zip = new CreateZipFile;

CVEID: 2015-4704
Exploit Code:

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