National Vulnerability Database

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CVE-2019-16522 Detail

Current Description

The eu-cookie-law plugin through 3.0.6 for WordPress (aka EU Cookie Law (GDPR)) is susceptible to Stored XSS due to improper encoding of several configuration options in the admin area and the displayed cookie consent message. This affects Font Color, Background Color, and the Disable Cookie text. An attacker with high privileges can attack other users.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/sbaresearch/advisories/tree/public/2019/SBA-ADV-20190913-01_WordPress_Plugin_EU_Cookie_Law Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://wordpress.org/plugins/eu-cookie-law/#developers Product Third Party Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9918 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:eu_cookie_law_project:eu_cookie_law:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.0.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16522
NVD Published Date:
10/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2019