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vulnerability announce 17892

WordPress Video Player: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress Video Player, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: client access/rights.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 15/09/2015.
Références of this bulletin: VIGILANCE-VUL-17892.

Description of the vulnerability

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