2021-24426 | Backup by 10Web Plugin Parameter cross site scripting
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A vulnerability was found in Backup by 10Web Plugin up to 1.0.20 on WordPress (Backup Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Parameter Handler. The manipulation of the argument
tab with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:
The Backup by 10Web – Backup and Restore Plugin WordPress plugin through 1.0.20 does not sanitise or escape the tab parameter before outputting it back in the page, leading to a reflected Cross-Site Scripting issue
The weakness was published 07/13/2021. The advisory is shared for download at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-24426 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Created: 07/13/2021 08:14
Updated: 07/15/2021 20:36
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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