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CVE-2015-5622 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress before 4.2.3 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by leveraging the Author or Contributor role to place a crafted shortcode inside an HTML element, related to wp-includes/kses.php and wp-includes/shortcodes.php.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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Hyperlink Resource
http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.2.3 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/23/18
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3328
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3332
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3383
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76011
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033037
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/33359
https://klikki.fi/adv/wordpress3.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2015/07/wordpress-4-2-3/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8111

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress
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Up to (including)
4.2.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5622
NVD Published Date:
08/03/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017