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CVE-2020-8498 Detail

Current Description

XSS exists in the shortcode functionality of the GistPress plugin before 3.0.2 for WordPress via the includes/class-gistpress.php id parameter. This allows an attacker with the WordPress Contributor role to execute arbitrary JavaScript code with the privileges of other users (e.g., ones who have the publish_posts capability).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/bradyvercher/gistpress/commit/e3f260edb6673227b0471c74b7ab13c094411ef7 Patch
https://github.com/bradyvercher/gistpress/releases/tag/v3.0.2 Release Notes
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/10053 Patch 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:gistpress_project:gistpress:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-8498
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2020