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CVE-2015-5714 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress before 4.3.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by leveraging the mishandling of unclosed HTML elements during processing of shortcode tags.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3375
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3383
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76745
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033979
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.3.1 Patch
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/f72b21af23da6b6d54208e5c1d65ececdaa109c8
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-5714
https://wordpress.org/news/2015/09/wordpress-4-3-1/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8186

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 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.3.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5714
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017