WordPress <=4.8.1 - Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability (link modal)

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<=4.8.1
Disclosure date
2017-09-19
Classification
Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
OWASP Top 10
A3: Cross Site Scripting (XSS)

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Details

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability found by Anas Roubi (qasuar) in WordPress (link modal) version 4.8.1 and earlier versions.

Solution

Update the WordPress to the latest available version (at least 4.8.2).

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