WordPress 2.9-4.7 - Authenticated Cross-Site scripting (XSS) in update-core.php

Affects WordPresses

fixed in version 4.7.1
fixed in version 4.6.2
fixed in version 4.6.2
fixed in version 4.5.5
fixed in version 4.5.5
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fixed in version 4.5.5
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fixed in version 3.9.15
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fixed in version 4.7.1
fixed in version 4.7.1
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fixed in version 4.7.1
fixed in version 4.7.1

References

CVE 2017-5488
URL https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/blob/c9ea1de1441bb3bda133bf72d513ca9de66566c2/wp-admin/update-core.php
URL https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/

Classification

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

Miscellaneous

Submitter ethicalhack3r
Submitter Website https://dewhurstsecurity.com/
Submitter Twitter ethicalhack3r
Views 3240
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8716

Timeline

Publicly Published 2017-01-11 (almost 2 years ago)
Added 2017-01-12 (almost 2 years ago)
Last Updated 2018-08-29 (3 months ago)

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