Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips plugin for Wordpress affects v. before 2.10.5.
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The WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips plugin for Wordpress is a popular tool used by e-commerce businesses to generate invoices and packing slips for their customers. This plugin saves store owners time and effort by automating the process of generating invoices and packing slips, which previously had to be done manually. This plugin has been widely used by many WordPress users, making it an attractive target for cybercriminals.
The CVE-2021-24991 vulnerability detected in this product is a Reflected Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability. This means that the plugin does not properly escape the input data before returning it back to the user, allowing attackers to inject malicious code into the administrative dashboard. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by tricking the administrator into clicking on a link containing the malicious code. Once clicked, the attacker can steal sensitive information such as user credentials, customer information and payment details.
When exploited, this vulnerability can lead to a potential compromise of the entire WordPress installation and the loss of sensitive data. The attacker can also use the compromised website to further propagate the attack, carry out phishing attacks, or distribute malware to other users. The impact of this vulnerability depends on the level of access an attacker can gain through exploitation.
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