Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the widget-editing accessibility-mode feature in WordPress before 4.7.1 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of unspecified victims for requests that perform a widgets-access action, related to wp-admin/includes/class-wp-screen.php and wp-admin/widgets.php.
Published 2017-01-15 02:59:03
Updated 2017-11-04 01:29:44
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)

Threat overview for CVE-2017-5492

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-5492
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2017-5492 28
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-5492

0.28%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 64 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-5492

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
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-5492

  • 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-2017-5492

Products affected by CVE-2017-5492

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