Vulnerability CVE-2019-16222


Published: 2019-09-11

Description:
WordPress before 5.2.3 has an issue with URL sanitization in wp_kses_bad_protocol_once in wp-includes/kses.php that can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

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/45997
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/30ac67579559fe42251b5a9f887211bf61a8ed68
https://wordpress.org/news/2019/09/wordpress-5-2-3-security-and-maintenance-release/
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9867

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