amtyThumb amty-thumb-recent-post 8.1.3 on WordPress amtyThumbPostsAdminPg.php Query String cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in amtyThumb amty-thumb-recent-post 8.1.3 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). Affected is an unknown code block of the file amtyThumbPostsAdminPg.php. The manipulation as part of a Query String leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

XSS exists in the amtyThumb amty-thumb-recent-post (aka amtyThumb posts or wp-thumb-post) plugin 8.1.3 for WordPress via the query string to amtyThumbPostsAdminPg.php.

The bug was discovered 11/18/2017. The weakness was disclosed 11/29/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-17059 since 11/29/2017. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 11 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:amtyThumbPostsAdminPg.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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11/18/2017 🔍
11/29/2017 +11 days 🔍
11/29/2017 +0 days 🔍
11/29/2017 +0 days 🔍
11/30/2017 +1 days 🔍
01/16/2023 +1873 days 🔍


Advisory: 145044
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-17059 (🔍)


Created: 11/30/2017 08:12 AM
Updated: 01/16/2023 02:40 PM
Changes: 11/30/2017 08:12 AM (59), 12/11/2019 09:31 AM (1), 01/16/2023 02:40 PM (3)
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