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 within the shortcode functionality due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed via the "id" parameter in the "includes/class-gistpress.php" file. A remote authenticated attacker can inject 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 update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
GistPress: 1.0.0 - 3.0.1CPE2.3
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?