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

CVE-2021-24907

Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10

Summary

The Contact Form, Drag and Drop Form Builder for WordPress plugin before 1.8.0 does not escape the status parameter before outputting it back in an attribute, leading to a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting issue

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  • CHANGED
  • REQUIRED
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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.

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Advisory Timeline

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