CVE-2014-5205

medium

Description

wp-includes/pluggable.php in WordPress before 3.9.2 does not use delimiters during concatenation of action values and uid values in CSRF tokens, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass a CSRF protection mechanism via a brute-force attack.

References

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/13/3

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3001

https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/29408

https://wordpress.org/news/2014/08/wordpress-3-9-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-08-18

Updated: 2014-11-14

Type: CWE-352

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM