Video Player for YouTube <= 1.3 - Cross-Site Scripting

5.4
Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2021-24414
CVSS 5.4 (Medium)
Publicly Published September 22, 2021
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Michal Lipinski

Description

The Video Player for YouTube WordPress plugin before 1.4 does not sanitise or validate the parameters from its shortcode, allowing users with a role as low as contributor to set Cross-Site Scripting payload in them which will be triggered in the page/s with the embed malicious shortcode

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1 affected software package

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug yt-player (view on wordpress.org)
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 1.4, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 1.4
Patched Version
  • 1.4

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