|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS
|Vendor||Joost de Valk|
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in "/admin/taxonomy/class-taxonomy.php" script. A remote authenticated attacker can post a specially crafted message with XSS payload and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Yoast SEO: 7.0 - 11.5
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?