2kb Amazon Affiliates Store Plugin up to 2.1.0 on WordPress wp-admin/admin.php page/kbAction cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in 2kb Amazon Affiliates Store Plugin up to 2.1.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown function of the file wp-admin/admin.php. The manipulation of the argument page/kbAction as part of a Parameter leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 09/20/2017. The weakness was published 09/28/2017 by rsanchezr (Website). The advisory is shared at wordpress.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2017-14622 since 09/20/2017. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 2.1.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 101050).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Upgrade: Amazon Affiliates Store Plugin 2.1.1

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Advisory: wordpress.org
Researcher: rsanchezr
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CVE: CVE-2017-14622 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 101050 - WordPress 2kb Amazon Affiliates Store Plugin Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

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Created: 09/28/2017 11:13 AM
Updated: 01/14/2021 03:44 PM
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