wp-includes/pluggable.php in WordPress before 3.9.2 rejects invalid CSRF nonces with a different timing depending on which characters in the nonce are incorrect, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass a CSRF protection mechanism via a brute-force attack.
Published 2014-08-18 11:15:26
Updated 2015-11-25 20:21:45
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)

Threat overview for CVE-2014-5204

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-5204
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-5204 10
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-5204

0.15%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 51 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-5204

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-5204

  • The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-5204

Products affected by CVE-2014-5204

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