|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CWE ID|| CWE-79
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
WordPress Download Manager
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]Description
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 passed via "orderby" and "search[publish_date]" HTTP GET parameters. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link 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
WordPress Download Manager: 2.9.93CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.