2021-24535 | Light Messages Plugin Message Content cross-site request forgery
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A vulnerability has been found in Light Messages Plugin up to 1.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Message Content Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-352. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able force legitimate users to initiate unwanted actions within the web application. CVE summarizes:
The Light Messages WordPress plugin through 1.0 is lacking CSRF check when updating it’s settings, and is not sanitising its Message Content in them (even with the unfiltered_html disallowed). As a result, an attacker could make a logged in admin update the settings to arbitrary values, and set a Cross-Site Scripting payload in the Message Content. Depending on the options set, the XSS payload can be triggered either in the backend only (in the plugin’s settings), or both frontend and backend.
The weakness was disclosed 08/16/2021. The advisory is available at wpscan.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-24535 since 01/14/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.
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: 2.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 2.4
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