WordPress up to 5.2.2 Post Preview cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in WordPress up to 5.2.2 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Post Preview. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

WordPress before 5.2.3 allows XSS in post previews by authenticated users.

The weakness was published 09/11/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at seclists.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-16223 since 09/11/2019. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 5.2.3 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.7
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VulDB Temp Score: 3.9
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WordPress 5.2.3

Timelineinfo

09/11/2019 🔍
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09/12/2019 +1 days 🔍
12/19/2023 +1559 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Product: wordpress.com

Advisory: 160745
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-16223 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 09/12/2019 08:29 AM
Updated: 12/19/2023 11:17 AM
Changes: 09/12/2019 08:29 AM (56), 08/21/2020 09:24 AM (1), 12/19/2023 11:09 AM (4), 12/19/2023 11:17 AM (1)
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