Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
The Stock in & out WordPress plugin through 1.0.4 has a search functionality, the lowest accessible level to it being contributor. The srch POST parameter is not validated, sanitised or escaped before using it in the echo statement, leading to a reflected XSS issue
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.