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Vulnerability of WordPress Huge-IT Portfolio Gallery: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Huge-IT Portfolio Gallery, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/11/2016.
Références of this alert: VIGILANCE-VUL-21161.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Huge-IT Portfolio Gallery 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 Huge-IT Portfolio Gallery, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert 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 computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Huge-IT Portfolio Gallery: version 2.1.11.
The version 2.1.11 is fixed:
  https://wordpress.org/plugins/portfolio-gallery/
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