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Wordpress: CVE-2015-8834: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

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Wordpress: CVE-2015-8834: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/16/2017
Modified
05/23/2019

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-includes/wp-db.php in WordPress before 4.2.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a long comment that is improperly stored because of limitations on the MySQL TEXT data type. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-3440.

Solution(s)

  • wordpress-upgrade-4_2_2

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