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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-11709

WordPress wpForo Forum: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WordPress wpForo Forum, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: WordPress Plugins ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/06/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-11709, VIGILANCE-VUL-26316.

Description of the vulnerability

The wpForo Forum 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 wpForo Forum, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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