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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-56-1, DSA-3001-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs757312

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u6fixed
buster5.0.4+dfsg1-1+deb10u1fixed
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
wordpresssource(unstable)3.9.2+dfsg-1757312
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u5DLA-56-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u4DSA-3001-1

Notes

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

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