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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.6 2.6
CVE Id CVE-2012-3383
Last Modified 17 Sep 2012 11:35:06
Published 22 Jul 2012 01:55:03
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-3383

Summary

The map_meta_cap function in wp-includes/capabilities.php in WordPress 3.4.x before 3.4.2, when the multisite feature is enabled, does not properly assign the unfiltered_html capability, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks by leveraging the Administrator or Editor role and composing crafted text.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Wordpress 3.4.0


References

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120707 Re: CVE #'s for WordPress 3.4.1 release

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120702 CVE #'s for WordPress 3.4.1 release

CONFIRM - http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.4.1

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120912 Re: CVEs for wordpress 3.4.2 release

MISC - http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?reponame=&new=21153%40branches%2F3.4&old=21076%40trunk#file16

CONFIRM - http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?old_path=%2Ftags%2F3.4.1&old=21780&new_path=%2Ftags%2F3.4.2&new=21780#file23

CONFIRM - http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.4.2


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:00:42