Fortinet Discovers WordPress Easy Testimonials Plugin Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress Easy Testimonials Plugin.
Easy Testimonials is an easy-to-use plugin that allows users to add Testimonials to the sidebar, as a widget, or to embed testimonials into a Page or Post using the shortcode.
The Easy Testimonials is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via the testimonial creation form due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Feb 20, 2020
Users should apply the solution provided by Gold Plugins.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Gold Plugins on January 28, 2020
Gold Plugins patched the vulnerability on May 12, 2020