Vulnerability CVE-2017-16842


Published: 2017-11-15   Modified: 2017-11-16

Description:
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in admin/google_search_console/class-gsc-table.php in the Yoast SEO plugin before 5.8.0 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML.

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Yoast -> Wordpress seo 

 References:
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/145080/WordPress-Yoast-SEO-Cross-Site-Scripting.html
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1766831/wordpress-seo/trunk/admin/google_search_console/class-gsc-table.php
https://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-seo/#developers

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