Advanced Reset Plugin up to 1.5 on WordPress Admin Dashboard href cross site scripting
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Advanced Reset Plugin up to 1.5 on WordPress (Content Management System). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component Admin Dashboard. The manipulation of the argument
href with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The software 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. 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:
The Advanced WordPress Reset WordPress plugin before 1.6 does not escape some generated URLs before outputting them back in href attributes of admin dashboard pages, leading to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting
The weakness was disclosed 08/01/2022. The advisory is available at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-2181 since 06/22/2022. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
Upgrading to version 1.6 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.8
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ExploitingClass: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Advanced Reset Plugin 1.6
Timeline06/22/2022 CVE reserved
08/01/2022 +40 days Advisory disclosed
08/01/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/29/2022 +28 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-2181 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 08/01/2022 05:26 PM
Updated: 08/29/2022 09:46 AM
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