CVE-2016-7169

MEDIUM

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.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3681

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92841

https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.6.1

https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/54720a14d85bc1197ded7cb09bd3ea790caa0b6e

https://wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8616

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-05

Updated: 2017-11-04

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.3

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

Impact Score: 3.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM