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CVE-2012-4421 Detail

Current Description

The create_post function in wp-includes/class-wp-atom-server.php in WordPress before 3.4.2 does not perform a capability check, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and publish new posts by leveraging the Contributor role and using the Atom Publishing Protocol (aka AtomPub) feature.

Source:  MITRE
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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://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.4.2
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?old_path=%2Ftags%2F3.4.1&old=21780&new_path=%2Ftags%2F3.4.2&new=21780#file2 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/13/4

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:0.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.5:a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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: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:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4:a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.4.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4421
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/17/2012