WordPress 2.5-4.6 - Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting via Image Filename

Affects WordPresses

fixed in version 4.6.1
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References

CVE 2016-7168
URL https://wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/
URL https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/c9e60dab176635d4bfaaf431c0ea891e4726d6e0
URL https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/persistent_cross_site_scripting_vulnerability_in_wordpress_due_to_unsafe_processing_of_file_names.html
URL https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Sep/6

Classification

Type XSS
OWASP Top 10 A7: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
CWE CWE-79

Miscellaneous

Submitter ethicalhack3r
Submitter Website https://dewhurstsecurity.com/
Submitter Twitter ethicalhack3r
Views 13378
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8615

Timeline

Publicly Published 2016-09-07 (about 3 years ago)
Added 2016-09-08 (about 3 years ago)
Last Updated 2019-11-01 (12 days ago)

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