CVE-2016-7168

Published on: 01/04/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Certain versions of Wordpress from Wordpress contain the following vulnerability:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the media_handle_upload function in wp-admin/includes/media.php in WordPress before 4.6.1 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by tricking an administrator into uploading an image file that has a crafted filename.

  • CVE-2016-7168 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 4.8 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW HIGH REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
CHANGED LOW LOW NONE

CVSS2 Score: 3.5 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE PARTIAL NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3681-1 wordpress www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3681
Media: Sanitize upload filename. · WordPress/[email protected] · GitHub Patch
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/c9e60dab176635d4bfaaf431c0ea891e4726d6e0
oss-security - Persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WordPress due to unsafe processing of file names Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160908 Persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WordPress due to unsafe processing of file names
WordPress Cross Site Scripting And Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92841
oss-security - Re: Persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WordPress due to unsafe processing of file names Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160908 Re: Persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in WordPress due to unsafe processing of file names
No Description Provided Third Party Advisory
sumofpwn.nl
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URL Logo MISC sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/persistent_cross_site_scripting_vulnerability_in_wordpress_due_to_unsafe_processing_of_file_names.html
WordPress 2.5-4.6 - Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting via Image Filename web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8615
WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release Patch
Vendor Advisory
wordpress.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/
Version 4.6.1 « WordPress Codex Patch
codex.wordpress.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.6.1

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWordpressWordpressAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: