Fortinet Discovers WordPress Image Hover Effects Ultimate Plugin Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in WordPress Image Hover Effects Ultimate Plugin.
WordPress Image Hover Effects Ultimate Plugin is an impressive, lightweight, responsive Image hover effects gallery. It is best used for portfolio/gallery/image showcase items in WordPress site using shortcodes and custom post.
The Image Hover Effects Ultimate plugin is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via Video Link values that can be added to an Image Hover 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 Aug 31, 2022
Users should apply the solution provided by Oxilabs.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Oxilab on December 21, 2021
Oxilab confirmed the vulnerability on December 22, 2021