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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-1000038

WordPress Relevanssi: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Relevanssi, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/07/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-1000038, VIGILANCE-VUL-23267.

Description of the vulnerability

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