Threat Encyclopedia

WordPress.Download.Monitor.Plugin.post_title.Stored.XSS

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in WordPress Project Download Monitor Plugin for WordPress.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in post_title parameter. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request to the target server. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary script code being executed in the security context of the browser.

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WordPress Project Download Monitor Plugin for WordPress before 4.4.7

Impact logoImpact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://github.com/WPChill/download-monitor/blob/master/changelog.txt

CVE References

CVE-2021-23174