Intrusion Prevention

WordPress.WP.Database.Backup.Plugin.Remote.Command.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Arbitrary File Upload vulnerability in WordPress plugin wp-database-backup.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when handling a craft HTTP request. An authenticated remote attacker may be able exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

WordPress plugin wp-database-backup prior to version 5.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to latest version from the vendor.
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-database-backup/