newspaper Theme up to 6.7.1 on WordPress admin-ajax.php td_ads[header] injection

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A vulnerability was found in newspaper Theme up to 6.7.1 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown functionality of the file admin-ajax.php. The manipulation of the argument td_ads[header] with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-74. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

The newspaper theme before 6.7.2 for WordPress has script injection via td_ads[header] to admin-ajax.php.

The weakness was presented 09/16/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2017-18634 since 09/13/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 6.7.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 141826 for similar entry.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-74
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: newspaper Theme 6.7.2

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CVE: CVE-2017-18634 (🔍)
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Created: 09/17/2019 07:23 AM
Updated: 08/26/2020 10:32 PM
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