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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in v up to 2.2.29. This issue affects an unknown part of the component Settings Page. The manipulation of the argument
tab with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is 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 summary by CVE is:
The tab GET parameter of the settings page is not sanitised or escaped when being output back in an HTML attribute, leading to a reflected XSS issue.
The weakness was released 05/15/2021. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2021-24283 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at wpscan.com.
Upgrading to version 2.2.30 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
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VulDB Reliability: 🔍
ExploitingClass: Cross site scripting
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒
Threat IntelligenceInterest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: v 2.2.30
Timeline01/14/2021 CVE assigned
05/15/2021 +120 days Advisory disclosed
05/15/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/20/2021 +5 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2021-24283 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
EntryCreated: 05/15/2021 06:40 PM
Updated: 05/20/2021 03:23 AM
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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