CVE-2014-5240

NameCVE-2014-5240
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-includes/pluggable.php in WordPress before 3.9.2, when Multisite is enabled, allows remote authenticated administrators to inject arbitrary web script or HTML, and obtain Super Admin privileges, via a crafted avatar URL.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-56-1, DSA-3001-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs757312

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~deb7u16fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u14fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u15fixed
stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2fixed
stretch (security)4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.8.2+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)3.9.2+dfsg-1low757312
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u5lowDLA-56-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u4lowDSA-3001-1

Notes

https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/29398

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