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vulnerability CVE-2018-20101

WordPress Import users from CSV with meta: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Import users from CSV with meta, 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: 13/12/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-20101, VIGILANCE-VUL-28020.

Description of the vulnerability

The Import users from CSV with meta 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 Import users from CSV with meta, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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