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CVE-2022-29455 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in Elementor Website Builder plugin for WordPress affects v. 3.5.5 and before.

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Medium

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Elementor Website Builder is a popular WordPress plugin used for creating and designing websites in an easy and intuitive manner. With over 5 million active installations, this plugin offers a user-friendly interface that allows users to create custom designs without any coding skills. The drag and drop feature makes the process of website creation faster and uncomplicated. Elementor offers premium features like the ability to create pop-ups, forms, and widgets, and many others.

CVE-2022-29455 is a DOM-based Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability detected in Elementor Website Builder plugin versions <= 3.5.5. This vulnerability occurs when data entered by a web user gets reflected back to the user on the same webpage, and malicious attackers can exploit this by injecting scripts that can execute unauthorized commands. In simpler terms, an attacker can use the vulnerability to execute scripts on the user's browser, leading to unauthorized actions on the website.

This vulnerability can lead to various consequences when exploited, such as stealing sensitive user information, spreading malware, hijacking the user's session, presenting fake login forms to steal the user's credentials, and redirecting the user to malicious websites. The consequences of this vulnerability can be severe and can significantly harm the website's users and owners.

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