Cross-site scripting in Colorbox Lightbox plugin for WordPress



Published: 2020-08-18
Risk 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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WordPress Colorbox Lightbox
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU45752

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

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. 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

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

Vulnerable software versions

WordPress Colorbox Lightbox: 1.0 - 1.1.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://melbin.in/2020/08/14/stored-xss-vulnerability-in-wordpress-colorbox-lightbox-plugin/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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