Latest Wordpress Wordpress 4 2 8 Security Vulnerabilities

DATE CVE VULNERABILITY TITLE RISK
2017-01-18 CVE-2016-10148 Improper Access Control vulnerability in Wordpress
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.
network
low complexity
wordpress
CWE-284
nessus
4.0
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5493 USE of Cryptographically Weak Pseudo-Random Number Generator (Prng) vulnerability in Wordpress
wp-includes/ms-functions.php in the Multisite WordPress API in WordPress before 4.7.1 does not properly choose random numbers for keys, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted (1) site signup or (2) user signup.
network
low complexity
wordpress
CWE-338
nessus
5.0
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5492 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Wordpress
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.
network
wordpress
CWE-352
nessus
6.8
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5491 Insecure Default Initialization of Resource vulnerability in Wordpress
wp-mail.php in WordPress before 4.7.1 might allow remote attackers to bypass intended posting restrictions via a spoofed mail server with the mail.example.com name.
network
low complexity
wordpress
nessus
5.0
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5490 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Wordpress
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the theme-name fallback functionality in wp-includes/class-wp-theme.php in WordPress before 4.7.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted directory name of a theme, related to wp-admin/includes/class-theme-installer-skin.php.
network
wordpress
CWE-79
nessus
4.3
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5489 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Wordpress
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in WordPress before 4.7.1 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of unspecified victims via vectors involving a Flash file upload.
network
wordpress
CWE-352
nessus
6.8
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5488 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Wordpress
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in wp-admin/update-core.php in WordPress before 4.7.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) name or (2) version header of a plugin.
network
wordpress
CWE-79
nessus
4.3
2017-01-15 CVE-2017-5487 Information Exposure vulnerability in Wordpress
wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-users-controller.php in the REST API implementation in WordPress 4.7 before 4.7.1 does not properly restrict listings of post authors, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a wp-json/wp/v2/users request.
network
low complexity
wordpress
CWE-200
nessus
exploit available
5.0
2017-01-05 CVE-2016-7169 Path Traversal vulnerability in Wordpress
Directory traversal vulnerability in the File_Upload_Upgrader class in wp-admin/includes/class-file-upload-upgrader.php in the upgrade package uploader in WordPress before 4.6.1 allows remote authenticated users to access arbitrary files via a crafted urlholder parameter.
network
low complexity
wordpress
CWE-22
nessus
6.5
2017-01-05 CVE-2016-7168 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Wordpress
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the media_handle_upload function in wp-admin/includes/media.php in WordPress before 4.6.1 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by tricking an administrator into uploading an image file that has a crafted filename.
network
wordpress
CWE-79
nessus
3.5