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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-21662

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MariaDB database. Low-privileged authenticated users (like author) in WordPress core are able to execute JavaScript/perform stored XSS attack, which can affect high-privileged users. This has been patched in WordPress version 5.8.3. Older affected versions are also fixed via security release, that go back till 3.7.37. We strongly recommend that you keep auto-updates enabled. There are no known workarounds for this issue.
Publish Date : 2022-01-06 Last Update Date : 2022-04-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.5
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Products Affected By CVE-2022-21662

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wordpress Wordpress * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 3
Wordpress Wordpress 1

- References For CVE-2022-21662

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5039
DEBIAN DSA-5039
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/DM6XPH3JN6V4NF4WBOJTOXZIVE6VKKE3/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-8472dd59ff
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/01/msg00019.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20220123 [SECURITY] [DLA 2884-1] wordpress security update
https://wordpress.org/news/2022/01/wordpress-5-8-3-security-release/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CV4UNEC63UU5GEU47IIR4RMTZAHNEOJG/
FEDORA FEDORA-2022-e37e1e6c7a
https://github.com/WordPress/wordpress-develop/security/advisories/GHSA-699q-3hj9-889w CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2022-21662

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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