Cross-site scripting in Page Builder: KingComposer – Free Drag and Drop page builder by King-Theme plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-07-10
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-15299
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Page Builder: KingComposer – Free Drag and Drop page builder by King-Theme
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Vendor King-Theme

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU29637

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15299

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 in the "kc-online-preset-data" POST parameter. 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

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Page Builder: KingComposer – Free Drag and Drop page builder by King-Theme: 2.0.0 - 2.9.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.wordfence.com/blog/2020/07/xss-flaw-impacting-100000-sites-patched-in-kingcomposer/

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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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