Check Point Advisories

WordPress Quizlord Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2018-17140)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-0920
Date Published: 8 Aug 2019
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: 8 Aug 2019
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-17140
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Quizlord Plugin.
Vulnerability Description A cross-site scripting vulnerability exists in WordPress Quizlord plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script into the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress Quizlord Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2018-17140) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress Quizlord Plugin Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2018-17140)

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