WordPress 4.2.3-4.8.1 - Authenticated Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Visual Editor

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Description
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered in the visual editor. Reported by Rodolfo Assis (@brutelogic) of Sucuri Security.

Affects WordPresses

fixed in version 4.8.2
fixed in version 4.8.2
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.7.6
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.6.7
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.5.10
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.4.11
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.3.12
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16
fixed in version 4.2.16

References

CVE 2017-14726
URL https://wordpress.org/news/2017/09/wordpress-4-8-2-security-and-maintenance-release/
URL https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/41395
URL https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/09/stored-cross-site-scripting-vulnerability-in-wordpress-4-8-1.html

Classification

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

Miscellaneous

Submitter Rodolfo Assis
Submitter Twitter brutelogic
Views 700
Verified No
WPVDB ID 8914

Timeline

Publicly Published 2017-09-19 (about 1 month ago)
Added 2017-09-27 (27 days ago)
Last Updated 2017-09-28 (26 days ago)

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