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CVE-2017-6819

Published: 12 March 2017

In WordPress before 4.7.3, there is cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Press This (wp-admin/includes/class-wp-press-this.php), leading to excessive use of server resources. The CSRF can trigger an outbound HTTP request for a large file that is then parsed by Press This.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

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 Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
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 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H