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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-9034

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.
Vulnerable software: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 03/04/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-9034, VIGILANCE-VUL-25759.

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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