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CVE-2016-9263 Detail

Current Description

WordPress through 4.8.2, when domain-based flashmediaelement.swf sandboxing is not used, allows remote attackers to conduct cross-domain Flash injection (XSF) attacks by leveraging code contained within the wp-includes/js/mediaelement/flashmediaelement.swf file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/12/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 1.6


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
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: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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.securityfocus.com/bid/101294 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://opnsec.com/2017/10/cve-2016-9263-unpatched-xsf-vulnerability-in-wordpress/ Mitigation Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9263
NVD Published Date:
10/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/26/2017