Vulnerability CVE-2017-16510


Published: 2017-11-02

Description:
WordPress before 4.8.3 is affected by an issue where $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi) in plugins and themes, as demonstrated by a "double prepare" approach, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14723.

Type:

CWE-89

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection'))

Vendor: Wordpress
Product: Wordpress 
Version: 4.8.2;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101638
https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2017/10/disclosure-wordpress-wpdb-sql-injection-technical.html
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.8.3
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/a2693fd8602e3263b5925b9d799ddd577202167d
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00003.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/10/wordpress-4-8-3-security-release/
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8941
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4090

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