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.
Published 2019-12-26 17:15:14
Updated 2023-01-19 03:04:10
Source GitHub, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Threat overview for CVE-2019-16781

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2019-16781
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2019-16781 7
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-16781

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.18%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 55 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-16781

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
3.5
LOW AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
6.8
2.9
NIST
5.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
2.3
2.7
NIST
5.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.3
4.0
GitHub, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2019-16781

References for CVE-2019-16781

Products affected by CVE-2019-16781

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