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CVE-2019-16222 Detail

Current Description

WordPress before 5.2.3 has an issue with URL sanitization in wp_kses_bad_protocol_once in wp-includes/kses.php that can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/45997 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/30ac67579559fe42251b5a9f887211bf61a8ed68 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00023.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2019/09/wordpress-5-2-3-security-and-maintenance-release/ Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9867

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 (excluding)
5.2.3


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16222
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/12/2019