Another security vulnerability has been discovered, this time affecting the CedCommerce Recently Viewed and Most Viewed Products plugin. The issue is a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, and it impacts versions 1.1.1 and below. If you're using this plugin, it's important to understand the implications of this vulnerability and update your plugin as soon as possible. In this post, we'll discuss the details of the CVE-2023-47646 vulnerability, provide a code snippet demonstrating the exploit, and share links to original references where you can find more information.
Here's a code snippet that demonstrates the exploit
For further details about this vulnerability, you can check out these original references
What Should You Do?
To protect your site from this vulnerability, it's essential to update to the latest version of CedCommerce Recently Viewed and Most Viewed Products plugin. CedCommerce has released a security patch in version 1.1.2, fixing the issue. If you haven't already, update your plugin immediately to avoid potential attacks. If updating isn't an option, consider disabling the plugin temporarily until you can update it.
Additionally, it's always a good practice to limit the capabilities of user roles within your website. Only allow Shop Managers and other higher roles to users who absolutely need them. By doing so, you can minimize the risk of having an attacker exploiting this vulnerability on your site.
CVE-2023-47646 poses a serious threat to websites running CedCommerce Recently Viewed and Most Viewed Products plugin version 1.1.1 and below. Shop Manager+ roles are particularly at risk due to this Stored XSS vulnerability. To mitigate the risk, make sure to update your plugin to the latest version and follow good security practices for user role management. Stay informed about the latest vulnerabilities and security updates to keep your site and its users safe from potential threats.
Published on: 11/14/2023 20:15:08 UTC
Last modified on: 11/17/2023 15:54:42 UTC