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CVE-2017-6818 Detail

Current Description

In WordPress before 4.7.3 (wp-admin/js/tags-box.js), there is cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names.

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.securityfocus.com/bid/96601 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037959 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.7.3 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/9092fd01e1f452f37c313d38b18f9fe6907541f9 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/news/2017/03/wordpress-4-7-3-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8769 Patch Third Party Advisory

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
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.7.2


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6818
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2019