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CVE-2018-8729 Detail

Current Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Activity Log plugin before 2.4.1 for WordPress allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary JavaScript or HTML via a title that is not escaped.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/pojome/activity-log/commit/950c46b2290c991187ff3471640e9688b16908fb Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/pojome/activity-log/commit/e7bcd12fcb0add82bed762a971f427a360664bd9 Patch Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1836276 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/plugins/aryo-activity-log/#developers Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44437/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:activity_log_project:activity_log:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.4.1


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8729
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2019