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CVE-2009-3891 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-admin/press-this.php in WordPress before 2.8.6 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the s parameter (aka the selection variable).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/attachment/ticket/11119/press-this.002.diff Patch Vendor Advisory
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/attachment/ticket/11119/press-this-xss-bug-11-10-2009.patch Patch Vendor Advisory
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11119 Vendor Advisory
http://wordpress.org/development/2009/11/wordpress-2-8-6-security-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/15/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/15/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/16/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3891
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/22/2017