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


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


A vulnerability was found in Media Downloader Plugin 0.1.992 on WordPress. It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function dl_file_resumable of the file getfile.php. The manipulation of the argument file leads to cross site scripting. The attack can be initiated remotely. Upgrading to version 0.1.993 is able to address this issue. The patch is identified as 77beb720c682b9300035ab5f96eee225181d8a92. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. VDB-222262 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

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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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published