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CVE-2010-5297 Detail

Description

WordPress before 3.0.1, when a Multisite installation is used, permanently retains the "site administrators can add users" option once changed, which might allow remote authenticated administrators to bypass intended access restrictions in opportunistic circumstances via an add action after a temporary change.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/20/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://codex.wordpress.org/Changelog/3.0.1
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=closed&group=resolution&order=priority&milestone=3.0.1&resolution=fixed
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/15342 Exploit Patch
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14119 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4:a:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 3.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-5297
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2014