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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2014-4583

WordPress wp-contact-sidebar-widget: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress wp-contact-sidebar-widget, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable systems: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: client access/rights.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 02/07/2014.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2014-4583, VIGILANCE-VUL-14966.

Description of the vulnerability

The wp-contact-sidebar-widget 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-contact-sidebar-widget, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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