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CVE-2006-6808 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-admin/templates.php in WordPress 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the file parameter. NOTE: some sources have reported this as a vulnerability in the get_file_description function in wp-admin/admin-functions.php.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/28/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: WordPress, WordPress, 2.0.6

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=116722128631087&w=2
http://michaeldaw.org/ Exploit Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-10.xml
http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/4665
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21782 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5191
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31133

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6808
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017