Cross-site scripting in Checklist plugin for WordPress

Published: 2019-09-11 | Updated: 2019-09-11
Severity Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Reflected cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 5.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('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 in the fill parameter in the "images/checklist-icon.php file". 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

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Checklist: 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5

CPE External links

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154436/

Q & A

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.



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