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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2016-1160

Original release date: 03/25/2016

Last revised: 03/28/2016




Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the WP Favorite Posts plugin before 1.6.6 for WordPress allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.



CVSS Severity (version 3.0):

CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.1 Medium

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8


CVSS Version 3 Metrics:

Attack Vector (AV): Network

Attack Complexity (AC): Low

Privileges Required (PR): None

User Interaction (UI): Required

Scope (S): Changed

Confidentiality (C): Low

Integrity (I): Low

Availability (A): None


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)

Impact Subscore: 2.9

Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Network exploitable

Access Complexity: Medium

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification


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External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory; Patch Information


External Source: JVN

Name: JVN#86517621

Type: Advisory


External Source: JVNDB

Name: JVNDB-2016-000034

Type: Advisory



Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1+ OR* cpe:/a:_wp_favorite_posts_project:_wp_favorite_posts:1.6.2::~~~wordpress~~ and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations


Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

CVE Standard Vulnerability Entry


Change History 2 change records found - show changes >>>

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