Cross-site scripting in Register IPs plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-05-14 15:31:11 | Updated: 2019-05-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CVSSv3 5.3 [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]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Register IPs
Vulnerable software versions Register IPs 1.8.0
Register IPs 1.7.1
Register IPs 1.7
Register IPs 1.6.1
Register IPs 1.6
Vendor URL Mika Epstein

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

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 HTTP headers. 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.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2082813/register-ip-multisite