CVE-2016-5834

MEDIUM

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the wp_get_attachment_link function in wp-includes/post-template.php in WordPress before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted attachment name, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-5833.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3639

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91368

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036163

https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.5.3

https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/4372cdf45d0f49c74bbd4d60db7281de83e32648

https://wordpress.org/news/2016/06/wordpress-4-5-3/

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8518

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-29

Updated: 2016-11-30

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM