Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4899

** 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.
Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)Execute code
Published 2012-01-30 17:55:01
Updated 2012-01-31 13:58:47
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2011-4899

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2011-4899 31
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-4899

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 5.00%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 92 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-4899

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