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vulnerability bulletin 24427

WordPress Cartogiraffe Map: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Cartogiraffe Map, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 14/11/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: VIGILANCE-VUL-24427.
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Description of the vulnerability

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

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

The trust level is of type unique source, 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 computer weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat

WordPress Cartogiraffe Map: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress Cartogiraffe Map.
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