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CVE-2017-6814 Detail

Current Description

In WordPress before 4.7.3, there is authenticated Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) via Media File Metadata. This is demonstrated by both (1) mishandling of the playlist shortcode in the wp_playlist_shortcode function in wp-includes/media.php and (2) mishandling of meta information in the renderTracks function in wp-includes/js/mediaelement/wp-playlist.js.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/06/8 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3815 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96601 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037959 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.3 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/28f838ca3ee205b6f39cd2bf23eb4e5f52796bd7 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/wordpress_audio_playlist_functionality_is_affected_by_cross_site_scripting.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/03/wordpress-4-7-3-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8765 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

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)
4.7.2

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-2017-6814
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2019