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Improper Neutralization of Formula Elements in a CSV File

CVE-2019-20180

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

The TablePress plugin 1.9.2 for WordPress allows tablepress[data] CSV injection by Editor users. Note: The vendor disputes this issue and argues that this responsibility lies with the application that opens the CSV file and not TablePress.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-1236 - Improper Neutralization of Formula Elements in a CSV File

The software saves user-provided information into a Comma-Separated Value (CSV) file, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could be interpreted as a command when the file is opened by spreadsheet software.

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