WordPress before 5.2.3 has an issue with URL sanitization in wp_kses_bad_protocol_once in wp-includes/kses.php that can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Published 2019-09-11 14:15:12
Updated 2023-01-31 19:34:27
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Threat overview for CVE-2019-16222

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2019-16222
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2019-16222 7
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-16222

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.60%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 76 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-16222

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
nvd@nist.gov
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
2.8
2.7
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2019-16222

References for CVE-2019-16222

Products affected by CVE-2019-16222

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