CVE-2021-38336 Detail

Current Description

The Edit Comments XT WordPress plugin is vulnerable to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting due to a reflected $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"] value in the ~/edit-comments-xt.php file which allows attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts, in versions up to and including 1.0.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Wordfence
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/edit-comments-xt/tags/1.0/edit-comments-xt.php#L249 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories/#CVE-2021-38336 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level Wordfence  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-38336
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2021
NVD Last Modified:
09/15/2021
Source:
Wordfence