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CVE-2008-1061 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in Sniplets plugin for WordPress affects v. 1.2.2 and before.


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10 sec

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CVE-2008-1061 Scanner Detail

The Sniplets plugin for WordPress is a popular tool used by website developers to add small pieces of code that enhance website functionality. This plugin allows developers to add snippets of PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code to WordPress pages and posts without having to edit the code manually. Sniplets is known for its user-friendly interface, which makes it easy for non-technical users to add custom code to their websites. 

One critical vulnerability in the Sniplets plugin that was detected was CVE-2008-1061. This exploit allowed remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML code via various parameters in view/sniplets/ and view/admin/pager.php. The attack probability was significantly high, especially if the website had a large user base, which meant that their data can be compromised. This meant that attackers could exploit the plugin and gain unauthorized access to sensitive data stored on website databases.

Exploiting the vulnerability in the Sniplets plugin can lead to severe consequences for website owners, including the loss of website data, website downtime, and legal penalties. An attacker can use the vulnerability to execute malicious code, access sensitive data, and manipulate website content. Further, the attacker can also use the vulnerability to gain access to the user's session cookie, granting them access to all user-sensitive data present on the website database. is the solution for website owners looking to stay on top of vulnerabilities for their digital assets. This platform offers robust features that enable users to monitor their website's security status 24/7. Securityforeveryone provides users with a detailed vulnerability dashboard, real-time threat notifications, and personalized recommendations for secure website operations. It allows users to scan for vulnerabilities over various assets and provides step-by-step instructions on how to remediate the vulnerabilities. By choosing, users can easily and quickly secure their website and its assets.



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