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Wordpress: CVE-2011-1762: Incorrect Default Permissions

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Wordpress: CVE-2011-1762: Incorrect Default Permissions

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/18/2022
Created
04/29/2022
Added
04/29/2022
Modified
04/29/2022

Description

A flaw exists in Wordpress related to the 'wp-admin/press-this.php 'script improperly checking user permissions when publishing posts. This may allow a user with 'Contributor-level' privileges to post as if they had 'publish_posts' permission.

Solution(s)

  • misc-no-solution-exists

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