CVE-2016-7169

NVD - CVE-2016-7169

CVE-2016-7169 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the File_Upload_Upgrader class in wp-admin/includes/class-file-upload-upgrader.php in the upgrade package uploader in WordPress before 4.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to access arbitrary files via a crafted urlholder parameter.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3681
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92841
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.6.1 Patch 
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/54720a14d85bc1197ded7cb09bd3ea790caa0b6e Patch 
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8616

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7169
NVD Published Date:
01/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE