DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in functions.php in the default theme in WordPress 2.2 allows remote authenticated administrators to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the PATH_INFO (REQUEST_URI) to wp-admin/themes.php, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-1622. NOTE: this might not cross privilege boundaries in some configurations, since the Administrator role has the unfiltered_html capability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u12fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u11fixed
stretch, sid4.6.1+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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