The Simple SEO plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to attribute-based stored Cross-Site Scripting in versions up to, and including 1.7.91, due to insufficient sanitization or escaping on the SEO social and standard title parameters. This can be exploited by authenticated users with Contributor and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts into posts/pages that execute whenever an administrator access the page.
Published 2022-09-06 18:15:10
Updated 2022-09-09 04:36:25
Source Wordfence
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-1628

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 17 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-1628

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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
6.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
3.1
2.7
Wordfence

CWE ids for CVE-2022-1628

References for CVE-2022-1628

Products affected by CVE-2022-1628

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