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threat note for WordPress AffiliateWP: Cross Site Scripting - 22848

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress AffiliateWP, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 29/05/2017.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-22848.
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Description of the vulnerability

The AffiliateWP 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 AffiliateWP, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

WordPress AffiliateWP: version 2.1.
The version 2.1 is fixed:
  https://github.com/AffiliateWP/AffiliateWP/tree/release/2.1
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