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An attacker might get administrative access to a web application. However, this does not automatically mean that the web server can
be compromised. In cases where a SaaS application is made available to
users, it is routine to give each user admin access to his own instance of the web application e.g. a managed hosted Wordpress site. In such scenario, the attacker who will begin accessing
the application as a managed administrative user will have to figure
out how to exploit the administrative interface to get a shell on the
server. In some cases, it might be possible to do privilege escalation
WordPress is a free and open source full-featured CMS for hosting blogs and web portals. It is based on PHP and MySQL. It is one of the most popular CMS.
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