WordPress 4.0-4.7.2 - Authenticated Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in YouTube URL Embeds

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Description
This can be exploited by unauthenticated users in versions 4.7 and 4.7.1 by leveraging this vulnerability https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8734

Affects WordPresses

fixed in version 4.7.3
fixed in version 4.7.3
fixed in version 4.7.3
fixed in version 4.6.4
fixed in version 4.6.4
fixed in version 4.6.4
fixed in version 4.6.4
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.5.7
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.4.8
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.3.9
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.2.13
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.1.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16
fixed in version 4.0.16

References

CVE 2017-6817
URL https://wordpress.org/news/2017/03/wordpress-4-7-3-security-and-maintenance-release/
URL https://github.com/WordPress/WordPress/commit/419c8d97ce8df7d5004ee0b566bc5e095f0a6ca8
URL https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/03/stored-xss-in-wordpress-core.html

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 2090
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8768

Timeline

Publicly Published 2017-03-06 (9 months ago)
Added 2017-03-07 (9 months ago)
Last Updated 2017-03-15 (8 months ago)

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