Bug 1894966 (CVE-2020-28036) - CVE-2020-28036 wordpress: privilege escalation by using XML-RPC to comment on a post
Summary: CVE-2020-28036 wordpress: privilege escalation by using XML-RPC to comment on...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2020-28036
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1894967 1894968
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-11-05 13:57 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-11-05 14:21 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-11-05 14:21:24 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-11-05 13:57:03 UTC
wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php in WordPress before 5.5.2 allows attackers to gain privileges by using XML-RPC to comment on a post.

References:
https://wordpress.org/news/2020/10/wordpress-5-5-2-security-and-maintenance-release/
https://wpscan.com/vulnerability/10449

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/commit/c9e6b98968025b1629015998d12c3102165a7d32

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-11-05 13:57:22 UTC
Created wordpress tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1894968]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1894967]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-05 14:21:24 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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