CVE-2016-7169

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:07 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Wordpress from Wordpress contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-7169 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.3 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED LOW LOW LOW

CVSS2 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
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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
WordPress 2.8-4.6 - Path Traversal in Upgrade Package Uploader web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8616
Upgrade/Install: Sanitize file name in `File_Upload_Upgrader`. · WordPress/[email protected] · GitHub Patch
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/54720a14d85bc1197ded7cb09bd3ea790caa0b6e
WordPress Cross Site Scripting And Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92841
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: