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vulnerability note CVE-2014-1888

WordPress Buddypress: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Buddypress, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/02/2014.
Identifiers: BID-65555, CVE-2014-1888, VIGILANCE-VUL-14254.

Description of the vulnerability

The Buddypress plugin can be installed on WordPress.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Buddypress, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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