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CVE-2016-5834 Detail

Current 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
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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.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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') 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)
4.5.2


Change History

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Quick Info

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