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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4899

Original release date: 01/30/2012
Last revised: 01/31/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

** DISPUTED ** wp-admin/setup-config.php in the installation component in WordPress 3.3.1 and earlier does not ensure that the specified MySQL database service is appropriate, which allows remote attackers to configure an arbitrary database via the dbhost and dbname parameters, and subsequently conduct static code injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via (1) an HTTP request or (2) a MySQL query. NOTE: the vendor disputes the significance of this issue; however, remote code execution makes the issue important in many realistic environments.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120124 TWSL2012-002: Multiple Vulnerabilities in WordPress
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs/advisories/TWSL2012-002.txt
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 18417

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* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3.1 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.711
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.7
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