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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-9419

WordPress WP Custom Fields Search: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress WP Custom Fields Search, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/06/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-9419, VIGILANCE-VUL-22999.

Description of the vulnerability

The WP Custom Fields Search 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 Custom Fields Search, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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