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CVE-2016-10148 Detail

Current Description

The wp_ajax_update_plugin function in wp-admin/includes/ajax-actions.php in WordPress before 4.6 makes a get_plugin_data call before checking the update_plugins capability, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended read-access restrictions via the plugin parameter to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php, a related issue to CVE-2016-6896.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/20/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96847
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/38168 Issue Tracking Patch
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/37490 Issue Tracking
https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/path_traversal_vulnerability_in_wordpress_core_ajax_handlers.html Technical Description Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  
CWE-254 7PK - Security Features NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.5.5


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10148
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/15/2017