CVE-2017-5491

NameCVE-2017-5491
Descriptionwp-mail.php in WordPress before 4.7.1 might allow remote attackers to bypass intended posting restrictions via a spoofed mail server with the mail.example.com name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-813-1, DSA-3779-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs851310

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10vulnerable
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)4.7.1+dfsg-1medium851310
wordpresssourcejessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u12mediumDSA-3779-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u13mediumDLA-813-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/14/1
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8719
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/061e8788814ac87706d8b95688df276fe3c8596a

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