Accordion Shortcodes Plugin up to 2.4.2 on WordPress Shortcode Attribute cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Accordion Shortcodes Plugin up to 2.4.2 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). This affects an unknown function of the component Shortcode Attribute Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The product 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. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The Accordion Shortcodes WordPress plugin through 2.4.2 does not validate and escape one of its shortcode attributes, which could allow users with a role as low as contributor to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting attack.

The weakness was disclosed 01/31/2023. It is possible to read the advisory at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-4781 since 12/28/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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12/28/2022 🔍
01/31/2023 +34 days 🔍
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Advisory: wpscan.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-4781 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 01/31/2023 02:25 PM
Updated: 02/25/2023 04:17 PM
Changes: 01/31/2023 02:25 PM (39), 02/25/2023 04:17 PM (11)
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