A Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been identified in the WordPress Funnelforms Free plugin. This vulnerability could allow a malicious actor to inject malicious scripts into your website, which could be executed when visitors visit the site.
The vulnerability is an XSS vulnerability that occurs in the funnelforms-free.php file. The vulnerability allows an attacker to exploit a flaw in the way that the plugin handles user input to inject malicious scripts into the website.
It was discovered by an unknown researcher who responsibly reported it.
The vulnerability has a CVSS 3.1 score of 7.1, which is considered to be high. This means that the vulnerability is likely to be exploited and could have a significant impact on the affected system.
The good news is that the Funnelforms Free plugin’s developer has responded to this security concern. A patched version, at least version 3.4, has been released to address this XSS vulnerability.
An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could:
- Inject malicious scripts into your website, which could allow them to:
- Steal user information, such as cookies, session tokens, and passwords.
- Redirect users to malicious websites.
- Display malicious content on your website.
- Take control of user accounts.
The user should take the following steps:
- Update the Funnelforms Free Plugin: Users of the Funnelforms Free plugin are strongly advised to update to the latest available version (at least 3.4) as soon as possible. This vulnerability has been fixed in version 3.4.
This vulnerability is a serious threat to the security of WordPress websites that use the Funnelforms Free plugin. Users are strongly advised to update to the latest available version (at least 3.4) as soon as possible. By taking swift action to update the plugin, users can effectively mitigate the security risks associated with this vulnerability.