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Vulnerability of WordPress WP Canvas Shortcodes: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress WP Canvas Shortcodes, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/11/2016.
Références of this threat: VIGILANCE-VUL-21159.

Description of the vulnerability 

The WP Canvas Shortcodes 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 WP Canvas Shortcodes, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This cybersecurity announce impacts software or systems such as WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this computer weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

WordPress WP Canvas Shortcodes: version 2.07.
The version 2.07 is fixed:
  https://wordpress.org/plugins/wc-shortcodes/
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