CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-01-24
Bugzilla: 904121: wordpress: XSS flaws via shortcodes and HTTP POST content


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in WordPress before 3.5.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving (1) gallery shortcodes or (2) the content of a post.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0236 from the MITRE CVE 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.