Vulnerability CVE-2019-16217


Published: 2019-09-11

Description:
WordPress before 5.2.3 allows XSS in media uploads because wp_ajax_upload_attachment is mishandled.

Type:

CWE-79

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

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
Wordpress -> Wordpress 

 References:
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/45936
https://wordpress.org/news/2019/09/wordpress-5-2-3-security-and-maintenance-release/

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