The wp_ajax_update_plugin function in wp-admin/includes/ajax-actions.php in WordPress before 4.6 makes a get_plugin_data call before checking the update_plugins capability, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended read-access restrictions via the plugin parameter to wp-admin/admin-ajax.php, a related issue to CVE-2016-6896.
Published 2017-01-18 21:59:00
Updated 2017-03-16 01:59:01
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Threat overview for CVE-2016-10148

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2016-10148
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2016-10148 13
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-10148

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 39 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-10148

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.0
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
2.8
1.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-10148

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-10148

Products affected by CVE-2016-10148

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