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CVE-2018-10102 Detail

Current Description

Before WordPress 4.9.5, the version string was not escaped in the get_the_generator function, and could lead to XSS in a generator tag.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/16/2018
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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 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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103775 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040836 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.9.5 Vendor Advisory
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/42893 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/31a4369366d6b8ce30045d4c838de2412c77850d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/04/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/news/2018/04/wordpress-4-9-5-security-and-maintenance-release/ Third Party Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9055 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4193 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10102
NVD Published Date:
04/16/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/18/2018