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Vulnerability of WordPress Max Banner Ads: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Max Banner Ads, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable systems: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/03/2015.
Références of this weakness: VIGILANCE-VUL-16304.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Max Banner Ads 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 Max Banner Ads, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat bulletin 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 threat.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress Max Banner Ads: workaround.
A workaround is to disable WordPress Max Banner Ads.
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