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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-16285

WordPress UserPro: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress UserPro, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 07/09/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-16285, VIGILANCE-VUL-27178.

Description of the vulnerability

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