XSS in WordPress AffiliateWP Plugin

Published: 2017-05-29 18:18:23 | Updated: 2017-05-29 18:57:22
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software AffiliateWP plugin for WordPress
Vulnerable software versions AffiliateWP plugin for WordPress 2.0.8
AffiliateWP plugin for WordPress 2.0.7
AffiliateWP plugin for WordPress 2.0.6
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Vendor URL Andrew Munro
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability is caused by incorrect filtration of input data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim’s browser in security 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.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://dl.packetstormsecurity.net/1705-exploits/DC-2017-05-005.txt

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