Stored cross-site scripting in WP HTML Mail plugin for WordPress



Published: 2022-01-21
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-0218
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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WP HTML Mail – Email Designer
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Vendor Hannes Etzelstorfer

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Stored cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU59908

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0218

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 saveThemeSettings or getThemeSettings function. 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

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

WP HTML Mail – Email Designer: 0.1 - 3.0.9


CPE2.3 External links

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/165606

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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