CVE-2017-6514

NameCVE-2017-6514
DescriptionWordPress 4.7.2 mishandles listings of post authors, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (Path Disclosure) via a /wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url= request, related to the "author_name":" substring.
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u17vulnerable
jessie (security)4.1.28+dfsg-0+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u5vulnerable
buster5.0.4+dfsg1-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.2.4+dfsg1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

No security impact

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