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CVE-2014-9036 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress before 3.7.5, 3.8.x before 3.8.5, 3.9.x before 3.9.3, and 4.x before 4.0.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequence in a post.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
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://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0493.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/25/12
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3085
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:233
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71236
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031243
https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/ Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

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)
3.7.4
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:3.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9036
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
04/04/2016