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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5487

wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-users-controller.php in the REST API implementation in WordPress 4.7 before 4.7.1 does not properly restrict listings of post authors, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a wp-json/wp/v2/users request.
Publish Date : 2017-01-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5487

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wordpress Wordpress 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wordpress Wordpress 1

- References For CVE-2017-5487

https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2016/12/wordfence-blocks-username-harvesting-via-new-rest-api-wp-4-7/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41497/
EXPLOIT-DB 41497
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/daf358983cc1ce0c77bf6d2de2ebbb43df2add60 CONFIRM
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.1 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037591
SECTRACK 1037591
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95391
BID 95391 WordPress Prior to 4.7.1 Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-17
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/14/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20170114 Re: CVE Request: Wordpress: 8 security issues in 4.7
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8715

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5487

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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