WordPress Plugin TaxoPress Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (Authenticated)

Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 3.5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single time
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

# Exploit Title: WordPress Plugin TaxoPress - Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (Authenticated) # Date: 23-10-2021 # Exploit Author: Akash Rajendra Patil # Vendor Homepage: # Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-tags/ # Tested on Windows # CVE: CVE-2021-24444 # https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-24444 # Reference: https://wpscan.com/vulnerability/a31321fe-adc6-4480-a220-35aedca52b8b How to reproduce vulnerability: 1. Install Latest WordPress 2. Install and activate TaxoPress Version 3. Navigate to Add Table >> add the payload into 'Table Name & Descriptions' and enter the data into the user input field. 4. Enter JavaScript payload which is mentioned below "><img src=x onerror=confirm(docment.domain)> 5. You will observe that the payload successfully got stored into the database and when you are triggering the same functionality in that time JavaScript payload is executing successfully and we are getting a pop-up.

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