Vulnerability identifier: #VU7653
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied data passed via specially crafted parameter to 'code_generator.phps' example script. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim’s browser in security 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.
Update to version 5.2.24.
Vulnerable software versions
PHPMailer: 5.2 - 5.2.23
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?