Woocommerce up to 5.1.x Additional tax classes cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Woocommerce up to 5.1.x (E-Commerce Management Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument Additional tax classes 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. CVE summarizes:

When taxes are enabled, the "Additional tax classes" field was not properly sanitised or escaped before being output back in the admin dashboard, allowing high privilege users such as admin to use XSS payloads even when the unfiltered_html is disabled

The weakness was released 05/18/2021. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-24323 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple 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.

Upgrading to version 5.2.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Woocommerce 5.2.0

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01/14/2021 CVE assigned
05/18/2021 +123 days Advisory disclosed
05/18/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/22/2021 +4 days VulDB last update

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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2021-24323 (🔒)

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Created: 05/18/2021 09:17 AM
Updated: 05/22/2021 10:17 AM
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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