2021-34667 | Calendar_plugin calendar.php cross site scripting
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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Calendar_plugin up to 1.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). Affected is an unknown code of the file ~/calendar.php. The manipulation of the argument
$_SERVER['PHP_SELF'] with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:
The Calendar_plugin WordPress plugin is vulnerable to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting due to the use of `$_SERVER[‘PHP_SELF’]` in the ~/calendar.php file which allows attackers to inject arbitrary web scripts, in versions up to and including 1.0.
The weakness was shared 08/17/2021. The advisory is available at wordfence.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-34667 since 06/10/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at plugins.trac.wordpress.org.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1
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