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computer vulnerability announce 17757

WordPress WP-Polls: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress WP-Polls, 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.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 26/08/2015.
Références of this threat: VIGILANCE-VUL-17757.

Description of the vulnerability

The WP-Polls 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-Polls, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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