Vulnerability CVE-2012-6692


Published: 2015-06-17

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in js/wp-seo-metabox.js in the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin before 2.2 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the post_title parameter to wp-admin/post-new.php, which is not properly handled in the snippet preview functionality.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Yoast -> Wordpress seo 

 References:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/132294/WordPress-Yoast-2.1.1-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jun/40
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75196
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032580
https://inventropy.us/blog/yoast-seo-plugin-cross-site-scripting-vulnerability/
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/changelog/
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/security-issue-with-post-title-field-xss-vulnerability
https://yoast.com/wordpress-seo-2-2/

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