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CVE-2016-1564 Detail

Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in wp-includes/class-wp-theme.php in WordPress before 4.4.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a (1) stylesheet name or (2) template name to wp-admin/customize.php.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/21/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

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://twitter.com/brutelogic/statuses/685105483397619713 Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3444
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/08/4
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034622
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.4.1 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/36185
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/01/wordpress-4-4-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8358

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-2016-1564
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017