CVE-2016-9263

LOW

Description

WordPress through 4.8.2, when domain-based flashmediaelement.swf sandboxing is not used, allows remote attackers to conduct cross-domain Flash injection (XSF) attacks by leveraging code contained within the wp-includes/js/mediaelement/flashmediaelement.swf file.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101294

https://opnsec.com/2017/10/cve-2016-9263-unpatched-xsf-vulnerability-in-wordpress/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-12

Updated: 2017-10-26

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: MEDIUM