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CVE-2008-5278 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the self_link function in in the RSS Feed Generator (wp-includes/feed.php) for WordPress before 2.6.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the Host header (HTTP_HOST variable).

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

http://wordpress.org/development/2008/11/wordpress-265/ The security issue is an XSS exploit discovered by Jeremias Reith that fortunately only affects IP-based virtual servers running on Apache 2.x. If you are interested only in the security fix, copy wp-includes/feed.php and wp-includes/version.php from the 2.6.5 release package.

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4662
http://wordpress.org/development/2008/11/wordpress-265/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498652 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32476
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46882
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00000.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00176.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.6.2.1:beta_2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71-gold:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:0.711:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0-platinum:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1-miles:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2-blakey:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-delta:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2-mingus:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5-strayhorn:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:alpha_3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3_rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5002:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2_revision5003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5278
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017