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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-89 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
MITRE