CVE-2019-20041

Priority
Description
wp_kses_bad_protocol in wp-includes/kses.php in WordPress before 5.3.1
mishandles the HTML5 colon named entity, allowing attackers to bypass input
sanitization, as demonstrated by the javascript: substring.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (5.3.2+dfsg1-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needs-triage
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):needs-triage
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.3.2+dfsg1-1)
More Information

Updated: 2020-01-29 19:00:59 UTC (commit 40f18bf14da5fb50662e1f861ea594a462b207fe)