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CVE-2017-6818

Published: 12 March 2017

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

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
Introduced in https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/5c555e5d10d57c69b41c2eb5e5fae383805cef88

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.1

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
wordpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream
Released (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.1
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N