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computer vulnerability CVE-2015-3998

WordPress Adsense Click Fraud Monitoring: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Adsense Click Fraud Monitoring, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/05/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2015-3998, VIGILANCE-VUL-22755.

Description of the vulnerability

The Adsense Click Fraud Monitoring 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 Adsense Click Fraud Monitoring, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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