WordPress 4.1-4.2.1 - Genericons Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

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Description
WordPress 4.1.5 and 4.2.2 removes the Genericons example file which came bundled with the twentyfifteen theme which is vulnerable to DOM based Cross-Site Scripting (XSS).

Affects

WordPresses
fixed in version 4.2.2

fixed in version 4.2.2

fixed in version 4.1.5

fixed in version 4.1.5

fixed in version 4.1.5

fixed in version 4.1.5

fixed in version 4.1.5

References

URL https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.2.2

Classification

Type XSS
OWASP Top 10 A3: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
CWE CWE-79

Miscellaneous

Submitter pvdl
Views 4786
Verified No
WPVDB ID 7979

Timeline

Publicly Published 2015-05-05 (over 1 year ago)
Added 2015-05-11 (over 1 year ago)
Last Updated 2015-06-09 (over 1 year ago)

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