A Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been identified in the WordPress Happy Elementor Addons Pro Plugin. This vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious scripts into the affected website, potentially compromising the security of the website and its visitors.
The credit for the discovery and responsible reporting of this issue goes to Rafie Muhammad.
The vulnerability is a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability that occurs in the happy-elementor-addons-pro.php file. The vulnerability allows an attacker to inject malicious scripts into the website by specifying a specially crafted URL.
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 vulnerability affects all versions of the Happy Elementor Addons Pro Plugin prior to 2.24.0.
An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could inject malicious scripts into the affected website, such as:
- Phishing scripts
This malicious code could then be executed by visitors to the website, potentially leading to a variety of security risks, such as:
- Stealing personal information
- Damaging the website’s files or database
- Taking control of the website
Users of the Happy Elementor Addons Pro Plugin are strongly advised to uninstall the plugin until a patched version is available.