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CVE-2013-4340 Detail

Current Description

wp-admin/includes/post.php in WordPress before 3.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to spoof the authorship of a post by leveraging the Author role and providing a modified user_ID parameter.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.6.1 Vendor Advisory
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/25321 Exploit Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-September/116828.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-September/116832.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-September/117118.html
http://wordpress.org/news/2013/09/wordpress-3-6-1/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2757

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4340
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2013