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CVE-2016-2221 Detail

Current Description

Open redirect vulnerability in the wp_validate_redirect function in wp-includes/pluggable.php in WordPress before 4.4.2 allows remote attackers to redirect users to arbitrary web sites and conduct phishing attacks via a malformed URL that triggers incorrect hostname parsing, as demonstrated by an https:example.com URL.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3472
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82463
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034933
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.4.2 Patch
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/36444 Patch
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/02/wordpress-4-4-2-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8377

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.4.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2221
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017