Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-17092

Assigned:2017-12-02
Published:2017-11-29
Updated:2017-12-15
Summary:wp-includes/functions.php in WordPress before 4.9.1 does not require the unfiltered_html capability for upload of .js files, which might allow remote attackers to conduct XSS attacks via a crafted file.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.4 Medium (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
5.2 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): None
6.1 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
5.8 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:3.5 Low (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): None
5.5 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): Single_Instance
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-79
References:Source: BID
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
102024

Source: MISC
Type: PATCH
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.9.1

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
wp-core-cve201717092-xss(135825)

Source: MISC
Type: PATCH
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/67d03a98c2cae5f41843c897f206adde299b0509

Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/11/wordpress-4-9-1-security-and-maintenance-release/

Source: MISC
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8966

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:201717092000
    V
    CVE-2017-17092 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2017-12-02
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:201717092000
    V
    CVE-2017-17092 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2017-12-02
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    wordpress wordpress 4.9