Public Date:
815392: CVE-2012-2404 wordpress (X < v3.3.2): XSS in redirects after posting comments, and when filtering URLs

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

wp-comments-post.php in WordPress before 3.3.2 supports offsite redirects, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2404 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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