CVE-2017-5490

MEDIUM

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the theme-name fallback functionality in wp-includes/class-wp-theme.php in WordPress before 4.7.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted directory name of a theme, related to wp-admin/includes/class-theme-installer-skin.php.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3779

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/14/6

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95402

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037591

https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.1

https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/ce7fb2934dd111e6353784852de8aea2a938b359

https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8718

https://www.mehmetince.net/low-severity-wordpress/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-15

Updated: 2017-11-04

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