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CVE-2017-16510 Detail

Current Description

WordPress before 4.8.3 is affected by an issue where $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi) in plugins and themes, as demonstrated by a "double prepare" approach, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14723.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101638 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2017/10/disclosure-wordpress-wpdb-sql-injection-technical.html Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.8.3 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/a2693fd8602e3263b5925b9d799ddd577202167d Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00003.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/10/wordpress-4-8-3-security-release/ Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8941 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4090

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') (CWE-89)

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)
4.8.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16510
NVD Published Date:
11/02/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018