Cross-site scripting in RSVPmaker Excel plugin for WordPress

Published: 2021-09-20
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-38337
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
RSVPmaker Excel
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor davidfcarr

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU56705

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38337

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

Exploit availability: No


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 within the $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"] value in the ~/phpexcel/PHPExcel/Shared/JAMA/docs/download.php file. 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.


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

Vulnerable software versions

RSVPmaker Excel: 1.1

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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