Stored cross-site scripting in Elementor Page Builder plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-06-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-13865
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
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Vendor Elementor.com

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU28776

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-13865

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

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. A remote authenticated attacker can apply custom attributes to widgets to 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

Elementor Page Builder: 2.9.8


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.softwaresecured.com/elementor-page-builder-stored-xss/
http://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10256/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user 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.



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