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CVE-2016-5834 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the wp_get_attachment_link function in wp-includes/post-template.php in WordPress before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted attachment name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-5833.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/29/2016

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://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3639
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91368
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036163 Third Party Advisory
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.5.3 Release Notes
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/4372cdf45d0f49c74bbd4d60db7281de83e32648 Patch
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/06/wordpress-4-5-3/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8518

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5834
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/29/2016