Advanced Custom Fields <= 5.7.7 - Author+ Stored Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2018-20986
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published December 7, 2018
Last Updated January 18, 2023


The advanced-custom-fields (aka Elliot Condon Advanced Custom Fields) plugin before 5.7.8 for WordPress has XSS by authors.



1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug advanced-custom-fields (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 5.7.8, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 5.7.8
Patched Version
  • 5.7.8

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