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CVE-2017-6814

Published: 12 March 2017

In WordPress before 4.7.3, there is authenticated Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) via Media File Metadata. This is demonstrated by both (1) mishandling of the playlist shortcode in the wp_playlist_shortcode function in wp-includes/media.php and (2) mishandling of meta information in the renderTracks function in wp-includes/js/mediaelement/wp-playlist.js.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.4

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
wordpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
focal Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
xenial Needed

yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.7.3+dfsg-1)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.4
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N