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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-9020

WordPress Events Manager: Cross Site Scripting via mapTitle

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via mapTitle of WordPress Events Manager, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/03/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-9020, VIGILANCE-VUL-25649.

Description of the vulnerability

The Events Manager plugin can be installed on WordPress.

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

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via mapTitle of WordPress Events Manager, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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