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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9037

WordPress before 3.7.5, 3.8.x before 3.8.5, 3.9.x before 3.9.3, and 4.x before 4.0.1 might allow remote attackers to obtain access to an account idle since 2008 by leveraging an improper PHP dynamic type comparison for an MD5 hash.
Publish Date : 2014-11-25 Last Update Date : 2016-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3085-1 -- wordpress security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28034 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9037

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mageia Project Mageia 3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mageia Project Mageia 4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wordpress Wordpress * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.8.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Wordpress Wordpress 3.9.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Wordpress Wordpress 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Mageia Project Mageia 2
Wordpress Wordpress 10

- References For CVE-2014-9037 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20141125 Re: WordPress 4.0.1 Security Release CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1031243

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9037

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

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