Quick Post Widget <= 1.9.1 - Multiple Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2012-4226
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published August 10, 2012
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Stefan Schurtz


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Quick Post Widget plugin 1.9.1 for WordPress allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) Title, (2) Content, or (3) New category field to wordpress/ or (4) query string to wordpress/.



Vulnerability Details for quick-post-widget

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug quick-post-widget (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? No
Remediation No known patch available. Please review the vulnerability's details in depth and employ mitigations based on your organization's risk tolerance. It may be best to uninstall the affected software and find a replacement.
Affected Version
  • <= 1.9.1

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