[WEB SECURITY] DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory: 53+ WordPress plugins by BestWebSoft Multiple Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities
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DefenseCode ThunderScan SAST Advisory
53+ WordPress plugins by BestWebSoft Multiple
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities
Advisory ID: DC-2017-02-014
Software: 53+ WordPress plugins by BestWebSoft
Software Language: PHP
Vendor Status: Vendor contacted, vulnerabilities confirmed
Release Date: 20170412
# Advisory Overview
BestWebSoft published more than 50 plugins to the wordpress.org site.
Almost all plugins contain the Panel - a component designed for
overview and management of various BestWebSoft plugins - both the ones
that are installed and the ones that are available for download.
That's the component that's vulnerable to the Cross-site scripting attacks.
According to wordpress.org, there are more than 850,000 active installs
of plugins with the vulnerable Panel component.
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