Intrusion Prevention

WordPress.Platform.Theme.Arbitrary.File.Upload

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in WordPress Platform Theme.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when parsing a crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker could exploit this to gain admin privileges of the target application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

WordPress Theme Platform version before 1.4.4
WordPress Theme Platform Pro version before 1.6.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://wordpress.org/themes/platform