Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Wordpress Excerpt cross site scripting attempt

Rule Explanation

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php in the posts list table in WordPress before 4.7.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted excerpt. Impact: CVSS base score 6.1 CVSS impact score 2.7 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact LOW integrityImpact LOW availabilityImpact LOW Details: Ease of Attack:

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False Positives

No known false positives


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