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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:
07/24/2017