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WordPress Wise Chat: open redirect
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can deceive the user of WordPress Wise Chat, in order to redirect him to a malicious site.
Vulnerable systems: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights, data reading.
Pirate's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 25/01/2019.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2019-6780, VIGILANCE-VUL-28370.
Description of the vulnerability
The Wise Chat plugin can be installed on WordPress.
However, the web service accepts to redirect the victim with no warning, to an external site indicated by the attacker.
An attacker can therefore deceive the user of WordPress Wise Chat, in order to redirect him to a malicious site.
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