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CVE-2016-7168 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the media_handle_upload function in wp-admin/includes/media.php in WordPress before 4.6.1 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by tricking an administrator into uploading an image file that has a crafted filename.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3681
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/08/19 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/08/24 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92841 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.6.1 Patch
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/c9e60dab176635d4bfaaf431c0ea891e4726d6e0 Patch
https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/persistent_cross_site_scripting_vulnerability_in_wordpress_due_to_unsafe_processing_of_file_names.html Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8615

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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.6


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7168
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017