CVE-2015-5715

NameCVE-2015-5715
DescriptionThe mw_editPost function in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php in the XMLRPC subsystem in WordPress before 4.3.1 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions, and arrange for a private post to be published and sticky, via unspecified vectors.
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-321-1, DSA-3375-1, DSA-3383-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs799140

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u17fixed
jessie (security)4.1.29+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)5.0.4+dfsg1-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.3.2+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)4.3.1+dfsg-1799140
wordpresssourcejessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5DSA-3375-1
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u8DLA-321-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u8DSA-3383-1

Notes

https://wordpress.org/news/2015/09/wordpress-4-3-1/
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/9c57f3a4291f2311ae05f22c10eedeb0f69337ab

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