During regular research audits for our Sucuri Firewall (WAF), we discovered a source-based stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability affecting WordPress 4.8.1.
Are You at Risk?
The vulnerability requires an account on the victim’s site with the Contributor role – or any account in a WordPress installation with bbPress plugin, as long as it has posting capabilities (if anonymous posting is allowed then no account is needed).
This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog post authored by Rodolfo Assis. Read the original post at: Sucuri Blog