CVE-2016-4566 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in plupload.flash.swf in Plupload before 2.1.9, as used in WordPress before 4.5.2, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a Same-Origin Method Execution (SOME) attack.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/07/2
http://www.plupload.com/punbb/viewtopic.php?pid=28690 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035818 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.5.2 Patch 
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/37382/ Patch 
https://gist.github.com/cure53/09a81530a44f6b8173f545accc9ed07e Third Party Advisory 
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/05/wordpress-4-5-2/ Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8489 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4566
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016
Source:
MITRE