The bbcode plugin in TinyMCE 3.5.8 does not properly enforce the TinyMCE security policy for the (1) encoding directive and (2) valid_elements attribute, which allows attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via application-specific vectors, as demonstrated using a textarea element.
Published 2014-04-25 14:15:30
Updated 2017-08-29 01:32:14
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-4230

0.23%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-4230

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-4230

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-4230

Products affected by CVE-2012-4230

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