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CVE-2007-1893 Detail

Current Description

xmlrpc (xmlrpc.php) in WordPress 2.1.2, and probably earlier, allows remote authenticated users with the contributor role to bypass intended access restrictions and invoke the publish_posts functionality, which can be used to "publish a previously saved post."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.4


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4091
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1285
http://www.notsosecure.com/folder2/2007/04/03/wordpress-212-xmlrpc-security-issues/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1245 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33470

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.1.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1893
NVD Published Date:
04/09/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017