Vulnerability CVE-2011-1762


Published: 2022-04-18

Description:
A flaw exists in Wordpress related to the 'wp-admin/press-this.php 'script improperly checking user permissions when publishing posts. This may allow a user with 'Contributor-level' privileges to post as if they had 'publish_posts' permission.

Type:

CWE-276

(Incorrect Default Permissions)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
2.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Wordpress -> Wordpress 

 References:
https://wordpress.org/support/wordpress-version/version-3-1-2/

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