WordPress plugin "Responsive Lightbox" vulnerable to cross-site scripting


The WordPress plugin "Responsive Lightbox" provided by dFactory contains a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

Chris Liu 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 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • Responsive Lightbox prior to version 1.7.2


An arbitrary script may be executed on the logged in user's web browser.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-2243

  1. JVN : JVN#39819446
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2243
Revision History

  • [2017/07/04]
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