CVE-2018-10102 Detail

Current Description

Before WordPress 4.9.5, the version string was not escaped in the get_the_generator function, and could lead to XSS in a generator tag.


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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/103775 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040836 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.9.5 Vendor Advisory 
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/42893 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/31a4369366d6b8ce30045d4c838de2412c77850d Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/04/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory 
https://wordpress.org/news/2018/04/wordpress-4-9-5-security-and-maintenance-release/ Third Party Advisory 
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9055 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4193 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-10102
NVD Published Date:
04/16/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/18/2018
Source:
MITRE