WordPress <= 2.1.2 RC2 - XSS

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<= 2.1.2 RC2
Disclosure date
2007-03-22
CVE
CVE-2007-1622
References
Classification
Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
OWASP Top 10
A3: Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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Details

Because of this vulnerability in wp-admin/vars.php, the authenticated users with theme privileges can inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO.

Solution

Update the WordPress to the latest available version (at least 2.1.3).

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