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CVE-2017-17451 Scanner

Detects 'Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)' vulnerability in WP Mailster plugin for WordPress affects v. before 1.5.5.


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Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one


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CVE-2017-17451 Scanner Detail

WP Mailster is a popular email marketing plugin for WordPress which allows website owners to send newsletters and email campaigns to their subscribers. With a user-friendly interface and a wide range of features, WP Mailster makes it easy for businesses to reach out to their customers and keep them engaged.

However, despite its popularity and usefulness, WP Mailster has been found to have a critical security flaw in the form of the CVE-2017-17451 vulnerability. This vulnerability exists in the unsubscribe handler, specifically via the mes parameter to view/subscription/unsubscribe2.php. This vulnerability allows malicious actors to inject malicious code into the website, compromising user data and potentially even taking over the entire site.

If exploited, the CVE-2017-17451 vulnerability in WP Mailster can lead to devastating consequences for website owners and their customers. Malicious actors can potentially gain unauthorized access to sensitive user data, such as email addresses, payment details, and even personal information. This can result in severe financial and reputational damage to website owners, and significant inconvenience and harm to their customers.

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