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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-15811

WordPress Pootle Button: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Pootle Button, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/10/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-15811, VIGILANCE-VUL-24137.

Description of the vulnerability

The Pootle Button 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 Pootle Button, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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