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CVE-2012-4230 Detail

Current Description

The bbcode plugin in TinyMCE 3.5.8 does not properly enforce the TinyMCE security policy for the (1) encoding directive and (2) valid_elements attribute, which allows attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via application-specific vectors, as demonstrated using a textarea element.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/120750/TinyMCE-3.5.8-Cross-Site-Scripting.html Exploit
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Mar/114 Exploit
http://www.madirish.net/554 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58424
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/82744

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:tinymce:tinymce:3.5.8
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4230
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017