CleanTalk cleantalk-spam-protect Plugin up to 5.127.3 on WordPress inc/cleantalk-users.php till Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in CleanTalk cleantalk-spam-protect Plugin up to 5.127.3 on WordPress (Anti-Spam Software). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown part of the file inc/cleantalk-users.php. The manipulation of the argument till as part of a Parameter leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Reflected). CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The CleanTalk cleantalk-spam-protect plugin before 5.127.4 for WordPress is affected by: Cross Site Scripting (XSS). The impact is: Allows an attacker to execute arbitrary HTML and JavaScript code via the from or till parameter. The component is: inc/cleantalk-users.php and inc/cleantalk-comments.php. The attack vector is: When the Administrator is logged in, a reflected XSS may execute upon a click on a malicious URL.

The weakness was released 11/13/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-17515 since 10/12/2019. 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 of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

By approaching the search of inurl:inc/cleantalk-users.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Upgrading to version 5.127.4 eliminates this vulnerability.






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Name: Reflected
Class: Cross site scripting / Reflected
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Upgrade: cleantalk-spam-protect Plugin 5.127.4


10/12/2019 🔍
11/13/2019 +32 days 🔍
11/14/2019 +1 days 🔍
02/13/2024 +1552 days 🔍


Advisory: 2172333
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-17515 (🔍)


Created: 11/14/2019 04:02 PM
Updated: 02/13/2024 02:37 PM
Changes: 11/14/2019 04:02 PM (41), 11/14/2019 04:07 PM (18), 02/13/2024 02:37 PM (5)
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