CVE Database

CVE-2012-4448

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-09-24
Bugzilla: 860261: CVE-2012-4448 wordpress: CSRF in the incoming links section of the dashboard

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in wp-admin/index.php in WordPress 3.4.2 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that modify an RSS URL via a dashboard_incoming_links edit action.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4448 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 3.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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