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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1897

Original release date: 04/09/2007
Last revised: 08/05/2011


SQL injection vulnerability in xmlrpc (xmlrpc.php) in WordPress 2.1.2, and probably earlier, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via a string parameter value in an XML RPC mt.setPostCategories method call, related to the post_id variable.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability has been addressed by the vendor with the release of the following product update: http://wordpress.org/development/2007/04/wordpress-213-and-2010/

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External Source: BID
Name: 23294
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1285
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.notsosecure.com/folder2/2007/04/03/wordpress-212-xmlrpc-security-issues/
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/4091
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 3656
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1245
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25108
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24751
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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