Vulnerability CVE-2013-4340


Published: 2013-09-12   Modified: 2013-09-13

Description:
wp-admin/includes/post.php in WordPress before 3.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to spoof the authorship of a post by leveraging the Author role and providing a modified user_ID parameter.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
WordPress 3.6.1 PHP unserialization & Open Redirect & Privilege Escalation
Andrew Nacin
12.09.2013

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Wordpress -> Wordpress 

 References:
http://wordpress.org/news/2013/09/wordpress-3-6-1/
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/25321
http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.6.1

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