Published: 06/01/2022 Updated: 10/02/2023
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 8
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.2 | Impact Score: 5.9 | Exploitability Score: 1.2
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MariaDB database. On a multisite, users with Super Admin role can bypass explicit/additional hardening under certain conditions through object injection. This has been patched in WordPress version 5.8.3. Older affected versions are also fixed via security release, that go back till 3.7.37. We strongly recommend that you keep auto-updates enabled. There are no known workarounds for this issue.

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Debian Bug report logs - #1003243 wordpress: WordPress 583 Security Release Package: wordpress; Maintainer for wordpress is Craig Small <csmall@debianorg>; Source for wordpress is src:wordpress (PTS, buildd, popcon) Reported by: Craig Small <csmall@debianorg> Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2022 21:48:01 UTC Severity: grave T ...
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool They allowed remote attackers to perform SQL injection, run unchecked SQL queries, bypass hardening, or perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 5015+dfsg1-0+deb10u1 For the stable distr ...