WP Super Cache Plugin up to 1.7.2 on WordPress Settings wp_cache_location cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in WP Super Cache Plugin up to 1.7.2 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Settings Handler. The manipulation of the argument wp_cache_location with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect 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:

The WP Super Cache WordPress plugin before 1.7.3 did not properly sanitise its wp_cache_location parameter in its settings, which could lead to a Stored Cross-Site Scripting issue.

The weakness was shared 06/02/2021. The advisory is shared for download at wpscan.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-24329 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is required for exploitation. 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 1.7.3 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

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WP Super Cache Plugin 1.7.3

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01/14/2021 CVE assigned
06/02/2021 +138 days Advisory disclosed
06/02/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
06/05/2021 +3 days VulDB last update

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Advisory: wpscan.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2021-24329 (🔒)

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Created: 06/02/2021 09:07 AM
Updated: 06/05/2021 07:09 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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