Multi Step Form Plugin up to 1.7.7 on WordPress cross site scripting
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A vulnerability was found in Multi Step Form Plugin up to 1.7.7 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code block. The manipulation 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. The summary by CVE is:
The Multi Step Form WordPress plugin before 1.7.8 does not sanitise and escape some of its form fields, which could allow high privilege users such as admin to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed (for example in multisite setup).
The weakness was presented 01/10/2023. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2022-4196 since 11/29/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.
Upgrading to version 1.7.8 eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.6
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ExploitingClass: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Multi Step Form Plugin 1.7.8
Timeline11/29/2022 CVE reserved
01/10/2023 +42 days Advisory disclosed
01/10/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
01/30/2023 +20 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-4196 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 01/10/2023 08:36 AM
Updated: 01/30/2023 05:09 PM
Changes: 01/10/2023 08:36 AM (40), 01/30/2023 05:09 PM (11)
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