Cross-site scripting vulnerability in WordPress plugin "WordPress Download Manager"


The WordPress plugin "WordPress Download Manager" provided by W3 Eden, Inc. contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

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 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

W3 Eden, Inc.
  • WordPress Download Manager prior to version 2.9.50


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser accessing the page generated by the plugin.

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Vendor Information

W3 Eden, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-2216

  1. JVN : JVN#79738260
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2216
Revision History

  • [2017/06/13]
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