Vulnerability CVE-2021-24745


Published: 2021-11-29

Description:
The About Author Box WordPress plugin before 1.0.2 does not sanitise and escape the Social Profiles field values before outputting them in attributes, which could allow user with a role as low as contributor to perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks.

Type:

CWE-79

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

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.5/10
2.9/10
6.8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Wpkube -> About author box 

 References:
https://wpscan.com/vulnerability/a965aeca-d8f9-4070-aa0d-9c9b95493dda

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