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CVE-2017-5612 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php in the posts list table in WordPress before 4.7.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted excerpt.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3779 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/28/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95816 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037731 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.2 Release Notes
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/4482f9207027de8f36630737ae085110896ea849 Issue Tracking Patch
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-2-security-release/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8731 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.7.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5612
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2019