Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers WordPress Plugin 10Web Photo Gallery Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered multiple stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the WordPress plugin 10Web Photo Gallery.

Photo Gallery by 10 Web is a leading WordPress plugin for building beautiful mobile-friendly galleries in a few minutes. The plugin has a paid version and has over 300,000+ active installations.

Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been discovered in Photo Gallery Plugin version 1.5.45. The vulnerabilities are caused by improper sanitization of user input in the galleries/image edit page.


FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Released Feb 20, 2020

Users should update the plugin to the latest version (1.5.46).


Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Team on February 04, 2020 Team confirmed the vulnerability on  February 05, 2020 Team patched the vulnerability on  February 20, 2020 


This vulnerability was discovered by Vishnupriya Ilango of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

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