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CVE-2017-6955 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in by-email/by-email.php in the Invite Anyone plugin before 1.3.15 for WordPress. A user is able to change the subject and the body of the invitation mail that should be immutable, which facilitates a social engineering attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96965
https://github.com/boonebgorges/invite-anyone/compare/2ed5266ad3ae40f8db39adf06f450bbad56e2eac...boonebgorges:6121de08df86c5005b657dd67e48aa02c7982855 Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/plugins/invite-anyone/changelog/ Release Notes Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:teleogistic:invite_anyone_plugin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.3.13


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6955
NVD Published Date:
03/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2017