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CVE-2011-5270 Detail

Current Description

wp-admin/press-this.php in WordPress before 3.0.6 does not enforce the publish_posts capability requirement, which allows remote authenticated users to perform publish actions by leveraging the Contributor role.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.0.6 Vendor Advisory
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/17710 Exploit Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.0.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-5270
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/21/2014