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Check Point Advisories

WordPress WP-Paginate Plugin Cross Site Scripting

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0008
Date Published: 20 Jan 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 20 January, 2021
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WordPress Plugin WP-Paginate 2.1.3
Vulnerability Description A cross site scripting vulnerability exists in WordPress WP-Paginate Plugin. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on 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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WordPress WP-Paginate Plugin Cross Site Scripting protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  WordPress Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  WordPress WP-Paginate Plugin Cross Site Scripting

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