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Stored cross-site scripting in Powie's WHOIS Domain Check plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-07-10
Severity Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Powie's WHOIS Domain Check
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Vendor Thomas Ehrhardt

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 5.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/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')

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 settings page. 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

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

Vulnerable software versions

Powie's WHOIS Domain Check: 0.9.9, 0.9.10, 0.9.11, 0.9.12, 0.9.13, 0.9.14, 0.9.15, 0.9.16, 0.9.17, 0.9.18, 0.9.19, 0.9.20, 0.9.21, 0.9.22, 0.9.23, 0.9.24, 0.9.25, 0.9.26, 0.9.30, 0.9.31

CPE External links

https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10300/

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.



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