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Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

CVE-2012-6628

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Newsletter Manager plugin before 1.0.2 for WordPress allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) xyz_em_campName to admin/create_campaign.php or (2) admin/edit_campaign.php, (3) xyz_em_email parameter to admin/edit_email.php, (4) xyz_em_exportbatchSize parameter to import_export.php, or (5) pagination limit in the Newsletter Manager options.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-79 - Cross Site Scripting

Cross-Site Scripting, commonly referred to as XSS, is the most dominant class of vulnerabilities. It allows an attacker to inject malicious code into a pregnable web application and victimize its users. The exploitation of such a weakness can cause severe issues such as account takeover, and sensitive data exfiltration. Because of the prevalence of XSS vulnerabilities and their high rate of exploitation, it has remained in the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities for years.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published