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CVE-2015-1494 Detail

Current Description

The FancyBox for WordPress plugin before 3.0.3 for WordPress does not properly restrict access, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via an mfbfw[*] parameter in an update action to wp-admin/admin-post.php, as demonstrated by the mfbfw[padding] parameter and exploited in the wild in February 2015.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/09/2015
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.sucuri.net/2015/02/zero-day-in-the-fancybox-for-wordpress-plugin.html
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36087 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/05/10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72506
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1082625/
https://wordpress.org/plugins/fancybox-for-wordpress/changelog/ Patch
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/possible-malware-2

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1494
NVD Published Date:
02/17/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/27/2015