MyCBGenie Affiliate Ads for Clickbank Products Plugin text_ads_ajax.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in MyCBGenie Affiliate Ads for Clickbank Products Plugin up to 1.6 on WordPress (Advertising Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the file text_ads_ajax.php. The manipulation of the argument border_color as part of a Parameter leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product 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. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The MyCBGenie Affiliate Ads for Clickbank Products plugin through 1.6 for WordPress has XSS via the text_ads_ajax.php border_color parameter.

The bug was discovered 11/14/2017. The weakness was disclosed 01/01/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at packetstormsecurity.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-18011 since 01/01/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. 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 48 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:text_ads_ajax.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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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Advisory: 144978
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-18011 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 01/01/2018 05:19 PM
Updated: 01/19/2023 03:20 PM
Changes: 01/01/2018 05:19 PM (58), 12/18/2019 08:38 PM (2), 01/19/2023 03:20 PM (3)
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