WP Smiley <= 1.4.1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery to Cross-Site Scripting

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2015-4140
CVSS 6.1 (Medium)
Publicly Published May 29, 2015
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Henri Salo (fgeek)


Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the WP Smiley plugin 1.4.1 for WordPress allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of editors for requests that conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via the s4w-more parameter to the smilies4wp.php page to wp-admin/options-general.php.



Vulnerability Details for wp-smiley

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug wp-smiley (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
  • <= 1.4.1

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