CVE-2017-1001000 Detail

Current Description

The register_routes function in wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-posts-controller.php in the REST API in WordPress 4.7.x before 4.7.2 does not require an integer identifier, which allows remote attackers to modify arbitrary pages via a request for wp-json/wp/v2/posts followed by a numeric value and a non-numeric value, as demonstrated by the wp-json/wp/v2/posts/123?id=123helloworld URI.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/10/16 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037731
https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/02/content-injection-vulnerability-wordpress-rest-api.html Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.akamai.com/2017/02/wordpress-web-api-vulnerability.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.2 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://gist.github.com/leonjza/2244eb15510a0687ed93160c623762ab Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/e357195ce303017d517aff944644a7a1232926f7 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://make.wordpress.org/core/2017/02/01/disclosure-of-additional-security-fix-in-wordpress-4-7-2/ Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-2-security-release/ Patch  Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1001000
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019
Source:
MITRE