|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS
|Vendor||Frank Goossens (futtta)|
This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
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 "wp-admin/admin-ajax.php" file with the "aj_steps" AJAX action. 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.
Note: the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
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