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computer vulnerability bulletin 22848

WordPress AffiliateWP: Cross Site Scripting

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.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: client access/rights.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 29/05/2017.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-22848.

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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