CVE-2014-9037

NameCVE-2014-9037
DescriptionWordPress before 3.7.5, 3.8.x before 3.8.5, 3.9.x before 3.9.3, and 4.x before 4.0.1 might allow remote attackers to obtain access to an account idle since 2008 by leveraging an improper PHP dynamic type comparison for an MD5 hash.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-236-1, DSA-3085-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs770425

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~deb7u19fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u15fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.9.1+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)4.0.1+dfsg-1medium770425
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u6mediumDLA-236-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u5mediumDSA-3085-1

Notes

https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/

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