WordPress plugin "WP Statistics" vulnerable to cross-site scripting


The WordPress plugin "WP Statistics" provided by WP Statistics contains a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

Note that this vulnerability is different from JVN#62392065.

Gen Sato of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

WP Statistics
  • WP Statistics version 12.0.4 and earlier


An arbitrary script may be executed on the web browser of a user accessing the page generated by the application.

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Vendor Information

WP Statistics
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2017-2147

  1. JVN : JVN#77253951
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2147
Revision History

  • [2017/04/13]
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