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


Severity Medium
Score 5.4/10


Multiple stored cross-site scripting (XSS) in the MyThemeShop Launcher plugin 1.0.8 for WordPress allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via fields as follows: (1) Title, (2) Favicon, (3) Meta Description, (4) Subscribe Form (Name field label, Last name field label, Email field label), (5) Contact Form (Name field label and Email field label), and (6) Social Links (Facebook Page URL, Twitter Page URL, Instagram Page URL, YouTube Page URL, Linkedin Page URL, Google+ Page URL, RSS URL).

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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

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