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Wordpress: CVE-2019-16781: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

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Wordpress: CVE-2019-16781: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/26/2019
Created
01/07/2020
Added
01/06/2020
Modified
05/08/2020

Description

In WordPress before 5.3.1, authenticated users with lower privileges (like contributors) can inject JavaScript code in the block editor, which is executed within the dashboard. It can lead to an admin opening the affected post in the editor leading to XSS.

Solution(s)

  • wordpress-upgrade-5_3_1

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