|Description||The XML-RPC implementation (xmlrpc.php) in WordPress before 2.3.3, when registration is enabled, allows remote attackers to edit posts of other blog users via unknown vectors.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|wordpress (PTS)||wheezy (security), wheezy||3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10||fixed|
|jessie (security), jessie||4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u8||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[etch] - wordpress <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
The blog has to provide user accounts
A crafted XML-RPC request referring to a valid user can exploit this
This is specific to wordpress' implementation of xmlrpc.php, which is
not included in any other packages.