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CVE-2017-5493 Detail

Current Description

wp-includes/ms-functions.php in the Multisite WordPress API in WordPress before 4.7.1 does not properly choose random numbers for keys, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted (1) site signup or (2) user signup.

Source:  MITRE
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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.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3779
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/14/6 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95401
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037591
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.1 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/cea9e2dc62abf777e06b12ec4ad9d1aaa49b29f4 Patch
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8721

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-338 Use of Cryptographically Weak Pseudo-Random Number Generator (PRNG) NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.7


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5493
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019