DOM XSS Vulnerability in Twenty Fifteen WordPress Theme
Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: DOM XSS Vulnerability in Twenty Fifteen WordPress Theme
Affected Software: WordPress
Affected Versions: 4.2.1 and probably below
Vendor Homepage: https://wordpress.org/ and https://wordpress.org/themes/twentyfifteen/
Vulnerability Type: DOM based Cross-site Scripting
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-15-007
Proof of Concept URL for DOM XSS in WordPress:
For more information on this vulnerability read DOM Based Cross-site Scripting (XSS).
22/04/2015 – First Contact
07/05/2015 – Vulnerability fixed
07/05/2014 – Advisory released
Download WordPress version 4.2.2 which includes a fix for this vulnerability.
Credits & Authors
These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.
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