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CVE-2009-2762 Detail

Current Description

wp-login.php in WordPress 2.8.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to force a password reset for the first user in the database, possibly the administrator, via a key[] array variable in a resetpass (aka rp) action, which bypasses a check that assumes that $key is not an array.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-08/0114.html Broken Link
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/11798 Vendor Advisory
http://wordpress.org/development/2009/08/2-8-4-security-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/9410 Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36014 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022707 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52382 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-255 Credentials Management Errors NIST  

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)
2.8.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2762
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/22/2017