CVE-2020-4049 Detail

Current Description

In affected versions of WordPress, when uploading themes, the name of the theme folder can be crafted in a way that could lead to JavaScript execution in /wp-admin on the themes page. This does require an admin to upload the theme, and is low severity self-XSS. This has been patched in version 5.4.2, along with all the previously affected versions via a minor release (5.3.4, 5.2.7, 5.1.6, 5.0.10, 4.9.15, 4.8.14, 4.7.18, 4.6.19, 4.5.22, 4.4.23, 4.3.24, 4.2.28, 4.1.31, 4.0.31, 3.9.32, 3.8.34, 3.7.34).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  2.4 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/commit/404f397b4012fd9d382e55bf7d206c1317f01148 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/security/advisories/GHSA-87h4-phjv-rm6p Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/07/msg00000.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/09/msg00011.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/773N2ZV7QEMBGKH6FBKI6Q5S3YJMW357/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ODNHXVJS25YVWYQHOCICXTLIN5UYJFDN/
https://wordpress.org/news/2020/06/wordpress-5-4-2-security-and-maintenance-release/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4709

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-80 Improper Neutralization of Script-Related HTML Tags in a Web Page (Basic XSS) Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-4049
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2020
NVD Last Modified:
09/11/2020
Source:
GitHub, Inc.