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CVE-2016-1000143 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in PhotoXhibit plugin for WordPress affects v. 2.1.8.

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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-2016-1000143 Scanner Detail

The PhotoXhibit plugin for WordPress is a popular and versatile image gallery plugin that allows users to create and customize image galleries on their websites. Created by Digital Artisan, this plugin is widely used by bloggers, photographers, and website owners to showcase their work and enhance the visual appeal of their websites.

However, the security of this plugin was recently called into question with the discovery of the CVE-2016-1000143 vulnerability. This vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious code into the plugin's image upload feature, potentially compromising the security of the entire website. This vulnerability is classified as a reflected XSS (cross-site scripting) attack, which means that the attacker can execute arbitrary code in the context of the victim's browser.

If this vulnerability is exploited, it can lead to serious consequences for the website owner and its users. An attacker can steal sensitive data, manipulate the website's content, or even take control of the entire website. This can result in financial loss, reputational damage, and legal consequences for the website owner.

By using the pro features of the securityforeveryone.com platform, website owners can easily and quickly learn about vulnerabilities in their digital assets, including the PhotoXhibit plugin. This platform provides comprehensive vulnerability scans and reports, as well as personalized recommendations on how to improve website security. With the help of securityforeveryone.com, website owners can rest assured that their digital assets are protected against potential threats and vulnerabilities.

 

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