Vulnerability CVE-2018-20149


Published: 2018-12-14

Description:
In WordPress before 4.9.9 and 5.x before 5.0.1, when the Apache HTTP Server is used, authors could upload crafted files that bypass intended MIME type restrictions, leading to XSS, as demonstrated by a .jpg file without JPEG data.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 9.0; 8.0;
Vendor: Wordpress
Product: Wordpress 
Version:
5.0
4.9.8
4.9.7
4.9.6
4.9.5
4.9.4
4.9.3
4.9.2
4.9.1
4.9
4.8.8
4.8.7
4.8.6
4.8.5
4.8.4
4.8.3
4.8.2
4.8.1
4.8
4.7.9
4.7.8
4.7.7
4.7.6
4.7.5
4.7.4
4.7.3
4.7.2
4.7.12
4.7.11
4.7.10
4.7.1
4.7
4.6.9
4.6.8
4.6.7
4.6.6
4.6.5
4.6.4
4.6.3
4.6.2
4.6.13
4.6.12
4.6.11
4.6.10
4.6.1
4.6
4.5.9
4.5.8
4.5.7
4.5.6
4.5.5
4.5.4
4.5.3
4.5.2
4.5.16
4.5.15
4.5.14
4.5.13
4.5.12
4.5.11
4.5.10
4.5.1
4.5
4.4.9
4.4.8
4.4.7
4.4.6
4.4.5
4.4.4
4.4.3
4.4.2
4.4.17
4.4.16
4.4.15
4.4.14
4.4.13
4.4.12
4.4.11
4.4.10
4.4.1
4.4.0
4.4
4.3.9
4.3.8
4.3.7
4.3.6
4.3.5
4.3.4
4.3.3
4.3.2
4.3.18
4.3.17
4.3.16
4.3.15
4.3.14
4.3.13
4.3.12
4.3.11
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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

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106220
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.9.9
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/246a70bdbfac3bd45ff71c7941deef1bb206b19a
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/02/msg00019.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2018/12/wordpress-5-0-1-security-release/
https://wordpress.org/support/wordpress-version/version-5-0-1/
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9175
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4401
https://www.zdnet.com/article/wordpress-plugs-bug-that-led-to-google-indexing-some-user-passwords/

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