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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-5493

wp-includes/ms-functions.php in the Multisite WordPress API in WordPress before 4.7.1 does not properly choose random numbers for keys, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted (1) site signup or (2) user signup.
Publish Date : 2017-01-14 Last Update Date : 2017-07-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 310

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-5493

# 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-2017-5493

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8721
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ CONFIRM
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/cea9e2dc62abf777e06b12ec4ad9d1aaa49b29f4 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://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.1 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95401
BID 95401 WordPress Cryptographic Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-07
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037591
SECTRACK 1037591

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-5493

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


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