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vulnerability note CVE-2018-16363

WordPress File Manager: Cross Site Scripting via Storage

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via Storage of WordPress File Manager, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 10/09/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-16363, VIGILANCE-VUL-27184.

Description of the vulnerability

The File Manager plugin can be installed on WordPress.

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

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