CVE-2014-0166

NameCVE-2014-0166
DescriptionThe wp_validate_auth_cookie function in wp-includes/pluggable.php in WordPress before 3.7.2 and 3.8.x before 3.8.2 does not properly determine the validity of authentication cookies, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a forged cookie.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2901-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs744018

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u6fixed
buster, buster (security)5.0.10+dfsg1-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.4.2+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u2DSA-2901-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u2DSA-2901-1
wordpresssource(unstable)3.8.2+dfsg-1744018

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