CVE-2013-5738

NameCVE-2013-5738
DescriptionThe get_allowed_mime_types function in wp-includes/functions.php in WordPress before 3.6.1 does not require the unfiltered_html capability for uploads of .htm and .html files, which might make it easier for remote authenticated users to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2757-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u11fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u8fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid4.5.3+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)3.6.1+dfsg-1medium
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u1mediumDSA-2757-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-2757-1

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