EmbedPress – Embed PDF, Google Docs, Vimeo, Wistia, Embed YouTube Videos, Audios, Maps & Embed Any Documents in Gutenberg & Elementor <= 3.9.10 - Authenticated (Contributor+) Stored Cross-Site Scripting via Wistia Block

6.4
Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2024-1802
CVSS 6.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published March 7, 2024
Last Updated March 7, 2024
Researchers Ngô Thiên An (ancorn_) - VNPT-VCI
Dau Hoang Tai - VCI

Description

The EmbedPress – Embed PDF, Google Docs, Vimeo, Wistia, Embed YouTube Videos, Audios, Maps & Embed Any Documents in Gutenberg & Elementor plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting via the plugin's Wistia embed block in all versions up to, and including, 3.9.10 due to insufficient input sanitization and output escaping on the user supplied url. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers with contributor-level and above permissions to inject arbitrary web scripts in pages that will execute whenever a user accesses an injected page.

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Vulnerability Details for EmbedPress – Embed PDF, Google Docs, Vimeo, Wistia, Embed YouTube Videos, Audios, Maps & Embed Any Documents in Gutenberg & Elementor

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug embedpress (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.9.11, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 3.9.10
Patched Version
  • 3.9.11

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