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CVE-2017-6816 Detail

Current Description

In WordPress before 4.7.3 (wp-admin/plugins.php), unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/11/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.2


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3815
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96598
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037959
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.3 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/4d80f8b3e1b00a3edcee0774dc9c2f4c78f9e663 Issue Tracking Patch 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/8767

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6816
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017