Wordfence Plugin for WordPress 'email' Parameter XSS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts a PHP script that is affected by a cross-
site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the Wordfence plugin for WordPress installed on the
remote host fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input to the
'email' parameter in the lib/wordfenceClass.php script. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a
specially crafted request, to execute arbitrary script code in a
user's browser session.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wordfence Plugin version 3.3.7 or later

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 63064 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56159


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