[wp-hackers] WordPress <= 2.8.5 Unrestricted File Upload Arbitrary PHP Code Execution

Thomas Scholz info at toscho.de
Wed Nov 11 19:33:18 UTC 2009


> This seems like an Apache configuration problem to me. There are no
> circumstances I can think of where I'd want test.php.jpg to be
> executed as PHP by Apache.

This is a result of

	Options +MultiViews

in the .htaccess. A useful setting for Content-Negotiation or references  
to files without any suffix.

It is a very common setting too, so this bug should be fixed in the WP  


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