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CVE-2016-1000134 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in HDW WordPress Video Gallery plugin for WordPress affects v. 1.2.

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Medium

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Single Scan

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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

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CVE-2016-1000134 Scanner Detail

The HDW WordPress Video Gallery plugin for WordPress is a popular and commonly used video gallery plugin. This plugin enables users to easily upload and display videos on their WordPress website. The plugin is designed to offer a seamless integration between the users’ videos and their website. With the HDW WordPress Video Gallery plugin, users have the ability to manage video content and create attractive galleries to showcase their collection of videos.

The CVE-2016-1000134 vulnerability was detected in the HDW WordPress Video Gallery plugin. This vulnerability is a reflected XSS or Cross-Site Scripting flaw that allows attackers to inject malicious scripts into the website and its users’ browsers. This flaw arises from the ability to execute JavaScript code in the context of a different domain. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to carry out a wide range of malicious activities such as stealing user credentials, performing phishing attacks and installing malware.

When the CVE-2016-1000134 vulnerability is exploited, it can cause a significant amount of damage to the affected website and its users. Cybercriminals can execute arbitrary code that can damage the website and lead to data loss. The personal and financial data of the website users can also be compromised, causing significant monetary and reputational loss to the website owner.

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